Follow-Up Meetings for Somerville Arts Community Scheduled for This Fall, Winter

As a follow-up to an Arts Community Town Hall held in September, two additional virtual meetings have been scheduled to discuss issues related to Somerville’s arts and culture community. 

The first meeting will be held Wednesday, October 28, at 6:30 p.m. to discuss what should be included in the City of Somerville’s cultural plan. The second meeting will be held Tuesday, December 8, at 6:30 p.m. to provide updates on Somerville Arts Council grant programs, COVID-19 reopening plans, and progress on the City’s cultural plan.

The meetings will be hosted on the Zoom online meeting platform and live-streamed on YouTube and City Cable TV, and those who prefer can also call into the meeting from any phone (no computer or smartphone needed).Visit at the start time of the meeting to join live or get call-in information. Call-in information will also be available on the day of each meeting on City Cable (channel 13 on RCN, channel 22 on Comcast) or by calling 311. Repeat showings of recordings of the meetings will be aired on City Cable TV and available at 

Both meetings will be captioned and will have live interpretation into Spanish. Interpretation into Portuguese, Haitian Creole, and Nepali can be provided by request. If you’re unable to attend the meeting live but would still like us to answer your questions, you can submit them ahead of time at


Individuals with disabilities who need auxiliary aids and services for effective communication, written materials in alternative formats, or reasonable modifications in policies and procedures, in order to access the programs and activities of the City of Somerville or to attend meetings, should contact Nency Salamoun, at 617-625-6600 x2323 or [email protected].