Wednesday, November 8th, 2017

Artists Under the Dome Event Schedule

Free and Open to the Public

Subject to changes and additions

9:30am to 9:45am Artists are welcomed to the Great Hall and received their welcome packets

9:50am Welcome by the Massachusetts Artists Leaders Coalition (MALC) and the Massachusetts Cultural Council (MCC) (Great Hall)

9:55am Welcome and Opening Remarks by Elected Officials & Legislators (Great Hall)

State Treasurer Deborah B. Goldberg
Senator Linda Dorcena Forry, Assistant Majority Whip
Representative Mary S. Keefe, Committee Member, The Joint Committee on Tourism, Arts & Cultural Development (TACD):
Representative Denise Provost
Nam Pham, Assistant Secretary of Business Development & International Trade

10:15am Group Photo (Grand Staircase)

10:30am MALC's annual Champions of Artists Award Ceremony (Great Hall)

The five awardees for 2017:
State Representative Chris Walsh
Danielle Legros Georges, poet, writer, professor and Boston’s Poet Laureate
Ashleigh Gordon, viola and Co-Founder of Castle of our Skins
Jonathan C. Rappaport, musician, conductor, composer and Executive Director of Arts Learning
Erin Williams, playwright, theater director, dramaturge, Cultural Development Officer
for the City of Worcester and Executive Director of the Worcester Cultural Coalition)

(Bios of Awardees)

11:00 - 12:00 am - Artists visit their Senator's and Representative's Offices

12:00 to 1:00pm- Networking Brown Bag Lunch (Great Hall)- Storytelling by Tony Toledo and music by Juice-