2017 Coordinator and Board Farewells

The board of directors of Somerville Open Studios is pleased to welcome back Ellie Laramee-Byers as the coordinator for the next annual event, to be held on May 6 and 7, 2017. Ellie was the coordinator for SOS 2015 and is excited to be back. She and SOS have great things in store so expect to hear more soon.

At the same time, we're wishing a fond farewell and thank you to two departing board members. Over the years, Suzanne Lubeck has served as Vice President, President, and head of sponsorship, developing mutual support and enthusiasm between local businesses and SOS. Nick Shectman has served as Treasurer and headed up trolleys, and was coordinator for SOS 2008 and 2009. Suzanne and Nick aren't going far -- they'll both be volunteering, and exhibiting, at SOS 2017.

See art in Somerville all year round

July 2016

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Coming this fall

If you know of a current or upcoming art exhibit in Somerville that isn't listed here, please send e-mail to .

... and visit some other Open Studios, too

Many neighborhoods and towns near Somerville have their own Open Studios. Here are some upcoming events:

2017 Call for Board Members

Somerville Open Studios is seeking additional board members for its 19th year. Interested? Get More Information


SOS Last Wednesdays

SOS Last Wednesdays continue with a Sumi Ink group project on July 27, and an encaustic demo by Suzanne Lubeck on August 31. See this page for full details.

SOS 2016 Wrap-Up Meeting Notes

SOS 2016 held its wrap-up meeting on Thursday, May 19.
Read notes from that meeting here (along with additional notes that were e-mailed to


SOS is grateful for our wonderful Sponsors

2016 sponsors

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Important Dates

We have a Calendar with all the member events. Add SOS events to your iCal or google calendar.

SOS Last Wednesday:
Sumi Ink Group Art Project

Wednesday, July 27, 6:30 pm
Mad Oyster Studios, 2 Bradley Street

SOS Last Wednesday:
Encaustic Demonstration

Wednesday, August 31, 6:30 pm
Vernon Street Studios, 6 Vernon Street, 2nd floor

Next year's SOS will be May 5-7, 2017. Registration will open in mid-December 2016.