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The Museum of Bad Art
55 Davis Sq, Somerville, MA 02144
Located in the basement of the historic Somerville Theatre, The Museum of Bad Art regularly exhibits a few dozen quirkyMore pieces from its permanent collection. Admission to this constantly changing attraction is free with the purchase of a movie ticket. Museum merchandise is available at the theater. The Museum of Bad Art also features exhibits in the Dedham Community Theatre and at Brookline Access Television.
Center for Arabic Culture
191 Highland Ave, Somerville, MA 02143
The Center for Arabic Culture is a non-profit organization that focuses on celebrating Arabic language, culture, art,More history and Arab-American cultural experiences. Programs include visual arts, performance arts, teaching Arabic and scholarly activities. CAC also promotes local events involving Arab culture such as lectures, music, dancing and festivals. 
Thorkelson Graphics
237 Holland St, Somerville, MA 02144
Thorkelson Graphics is a commercial graphic art designer based in Somerville. The graphic art designer specializes inMore cartoon, illustration and watercolors. His webpage provide a variety of artwork. Customers can call to schedule an appointment about art services. 
Somerville Arts Council
50 Evergreen Ave, Somerville, MA 02145

In some towns, the Local Cultural Council (LCC) restricts itself to one important task: they award state grant moneyMore to local arts and culture organizations for worthy projects. But in Somerville, our LCC blossomed into the Somerville Arts Council, a full-fledged arts organization that programs community events year-round. They are best-known for ArtBeat, a two-day summer arts festival that fills Davis Square with live music, dance, arts, crafts, food stands—and the occasional electric-guitar-wielding mummy. But that's not all they do. 

Their Art Without Walls initiative brings art activities directly to youths in their neighborhoods. Via their Switchbox Project, they are transforming Somerville utility boxes into public works of art. And all summer long, their ArtsUnion initiative presents numerous cultural events in Union Square that range from Haitian or Punjabi cultural festivals to movies screened in Smell-o-Vision and an annual techno dance party under the McGrath Highway overpass.

With Union Square Main Streets, ArtsUnion also hosts the rather unusual fall Fluff Fest, which celebrates the Somerville-born snack food Marshmallow Fluff. Finally, special Arts Council events throughout the year include the popular holiday lights Illumination Tour.

In short, this is an organization bubbling over with creative ideas, and lucky for us, they tend to make them happen.

 

Washington Street Art Center
321 Washington St, Somerville, MA 02143
Boasting a fully operational dark room and a large gallery, the Washington Street Art Center hosts studio space forMore roughly 20 local artists. This non-profit hosts monthly exhibitions and maintains gallery hours on Saturday afternoons.  Located between Union and Inman squares in the 321 Washington St industrial complex, the Art Center also has a fabulously detailed website that gives sneak previews for current and future events. 
The Boston Tattoo Company
260 Elm St, Somerville, MA 02144
The Boston Tattoo Company offers tattoos, piercings and other body modification options. There are thousands of flashMore art designs for customers to peruse, and dozens of choices for body jewelry. The workspace is clean and all artists are licensed and certified in body art, CPR and blood-borne pathogens.
Art Shirt Co.
228 Lowell St, Somerville, MA 02144
Art Shirt is an independent screen printing and embroidery service. The comany also works in graphic design and webMore design. Specilaities are T-shirts, signs and banners. You can upload your designs directly to the company website for custom printing. You're welcome to drop by the studio, but appointments are better.
Jim Spirakis Photography
6 Vernon St, Somerville, MA 02145
Jim Spirakis offers commercial and industrial photography services in the Somerville area. Individuals can call the artMore studio to schedule an appointment.
Princess Nails Salon
725 Broadway, Somerville, MA 02144
Princess Nails performs standard manicures and pedicures, and specializes in nail art, acrylic fills and curved nails.More Located in Ball Square, this boutique is a fingernail's paradise.
Shobu Aikido of Boston
34 Allen St, Somerville, MA 02143
This martial arts studio ("dojo") is tucked on a quiet stretch of Allen Street off of Somerville Avenue -- betweenMore Merriam and Prospect streets -- near Union Square. It's affiliated with 5 other dojos in New England and the Midwest. Shobu Aikido of Boston was founded by William Gleason (Gleason Sensei, to students) who is a celebrated author on the topic of non-violent martial arts and studied in Japan from 1970 to 1980. All levels are welcomed, and the curious are encouraged to take off their shoes and observe.
Somerville Open Studios
1 Westwood Rd, Somerville, MA 02143
Somerville Open Studios (SOS) is a non-profit organization that manages and coordinates more than 300 artists andMore 100-plus venues for its annual Open Studios art gallery, a community-wide event held the last weekend of April each year. SOS strives to give local artists exposure and broaden the public's appreciation of art by providing access to local artists' work. This organization provides trolley service to artists' studios throughout the weekend. It also collaborates with Somerville schools throughout the year.
Diane O'Brien
7 Davis Sq, Somerville, MA 02144
Diane O'Brien is an accountant and tax advisor, consulting for smaller businesses and the self-employed. She is licensedMore to file taxes electronically in all 50 states. In addition to this, she consults for arts organizations in the Boston area. For more information about her work, please call the phone number listed.
OAT
248 Beacon St, Somerville, MA 02143
OAT is a graphic design company based out of Somerville. Formed in 2003, OAT designs, creates and promotes severalMore different kinds of art for several different companies such as the Harvard Bookstore and HBO. To find out more information, please call its phone number or visit its website to view some samples of its work.
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