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Artist (Advocate)Under The (statehouse)Dome

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Artist (Advocate)Under The (statehouse)Dome

Time: November 12, 2014 from 10am to 2pm
Location: State House
Street: 24 Beacon Street
City/Town: Boston,Mass.
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Event Type: 8th, annual, artists, under, the, dome
Organized By: andrea lovett
Latest Activity: Oct 12, 2014

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Event Description

For the eighth time, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts is inviting Massachusetts artists working in all disciplines (visual arts, literary, performing, crafts, new media, etc.) to the State House on Wednesday, November 12th(from 10am to 2pm in the State House’s Great Hall to thank them for all they contribute to our state’s economy and quality of life. It is free and open to the public. Stay tuned – more information will be coming!

Massachusetts is the only state in the country to have such an event!

The 2014 event is brought to you by the Joint Committee on Tourism, Arts and Cultural DevelopmentThe Massachusetts State Treasurythe Massachusetts Artists Leaders Coalitionthe Executive Office of Housing and Economic Developmentthe Joint Committee on CommunityDevelopment and Small Businessesthe Massachusetts Cultural Council, and the State House’s Cultural Caucus.

2014 Schedule (Note you can attend one or all of the events depending on your schedule!)
How to prepare for this Event and what to bring
I can’t attend…Can I still participate some other way?
Directions and Parking Information:
The State House is a public building and you can visit it during its public hours anytime you want to! There are free public tours of the building.
The street address of the State House is 24 Beacon Street Boston MA 02133. It is the building with the large gold dome as pictured on this website. Due to the lack of parking, the use of public transportation is encouraged.
There are three public entrances to the State House: (1) Hooker entrance on Beacon Street at the front of the building (2) Bowdoin Street entrance (handicapped accessible) in front right corner of the building (3) Ashburton Park entrance (handicapped accessible) off Bowdoin Street near rear of building. We are asking artists (who can use stairs) to use the Hooker entrance.
For parking information at Ashburton Place (note One Ashburton Place is just across the street from the State House)
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Grand Prize for South Shore Grand Slam Story Slam generously donated by Nicolette Heavey and Stories In The Streets (A Maine Get Away)

Stories in the Streets in an outreach literacy program that focuses on families in at-risk areas and fosters community engagement in storytelling by: 1) Creating opportunities for public storytelling wherever families gather — a farmer’s market, laundromat, or food line; and, 2) Offering storytelling workshops that raise family engagement in literacy, cultural awareness and community understanding.  The program is currently active in Lawrence, Brockton and Randolph.


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