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Artist resources


Thank you for your participation in SOS 2022. If you have a work in the First Look Show at the Somerville Museum, please pick up your work on May 17 or May 19.

Artist news

  • First Look Show Art Pick-up
    If you have a piece of art in the First Look show, please pick it up on one of these days:  Tuesday, May 17th, 5:30-8 pm Thursday, May 19th, 5:30-8 pm at the Somerville Museum, One Westwood Road at Central Street. A friend or family can also pick up your work – everyone will sign the remaining portion of the submission form.  Please email us at if you have a problem.
  • 2022 Map & Balloon Pickup
    Some Notes: Each artist is allotted 25 maps however if you don’t need all 25 please consider leaving them for the public. Each location is allotted 8 balloons or more for larger buildings. Most larger studio building have a manager that will pick up balloons for the building. PICK UP LOCATIONS: Look for the yellow and black bin. Public: Mudflat Pottery Studio , 81 Broadway Mon 4/18 – Saturday 4/23:– Monday – Thursday: 10am – 8 pm – Friday & Saturday: 10 am – 1 pm – Closed SundayMon 4/25 – Friday 4/29: – Monday & Thursday: 10 am – 5 pm–…
  • Call For Art: 2022 Small Works Show
    Somerville Open Studios & Bow Market Second Annual SOS Small Works Show 2022 Submission deadline April 1 Delicate paint strokes, tiny carved impressions, minute folds of cloth or metal. A piece of art may be small in scale, but compelling in impact — a little artifact that sets the imagination free of the constraint of space. For a second year Somerville Open Studios is partnering with Bow Market in Union Square to host the SOS Small Works Exhibit. All SOS 2022 members are invited to submit pieces for exhibit. All mediums will be considered, but none may exceed 10”x10”x10”. This…
  • Call For Art: 2022 First Look Exhibit
    First Look Exhibit at the Somerville Museum April 15 – May 14, 2022 This show is open to all 2022 SOS registered artists. We strongly recommend participating in this non-juried group show – many studio visitors plan their trip based on what they see here. ART DROP OFF DATES: Thursday, March 31, 6-8pm Saturday, April 2, 10am – 3pm ARTISTS OPENING RECEPTION: Thursday, April 14th, 6-8pm Somerville Museum • 1 Westwood Road at the corner of Central Street Please download the submission form below, fill it out, and bring it to the Museum along with your artwork on drop-off day.
  • Call for 2022 Map Cover Art!
    2022 Somerville Open Studios – Theme: Space Submission Deadline: March 19, 2022 The SOS Event Committee is seeking work to be used for the Map cover, poster, postcard, museum banner and social media applications. It must evoke our 2022 theme of SPACE. There will be a single stipend of $250 if submitted artwork is selected for use. SPACE What started as a discussion about the loss of art and maker spaces in Somerville evolved into a meditation about space – space to live, space to create and explore. During the pandemic our spaces became entwined – for some, work and…
  • Call to Artists: 2022 Inside-OUT Gallery Show
    CREATE/SPACE, Members’ exhibit for April & May 2022
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    Submission Deadline: Friday, April 1, 2002 Somerville Open Studios, the Somerville Arts Council and the Inside-OUT Gallery welcome seasoned members and newcomers alike to submit pieces for this annual show. For years, this exhibit has been a popular highlight and a great way for SOS artists to connect with the art collecting public.
  • March 2022 Meeting
    Tuesday March 8th • 6:30 – 8:30pm Mount Vernon Restaurant • The John Henry Room. 14 Broadway – enter the John Henry Room Door or from the bar area. Appetizer buffet will be provided For information email 
  • 2022 Organizing Meeting
    We have scheduled our first planning session for Somerville Open Studios 2022. We would love for you to get involved please send us an email at for more information.  SOS 2022 Inaugural Planning Session Thursday, September 23 6:30pm via Zoom

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