The Ninth Annual Artists Under the Dome Event 2015


WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 4th, 2015 from 9:30am to 2pm

Massachusetts State House's Great Hall


Those attending are strongly encouraged to register for the event:

For the ninth 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 4th, from 9:30am 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. As part of the 9th Annual event, there will be a special lunch time celebration for the 40th Anniversary of our Commonwealth's artists fellowship program -a key program of our state arts council, the Massachusetts Cultural Council. There will also be an afternoon panel with key members of Governor Baker's Adminstration. The entire event is free and open to the public.

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

The 2015 event is brought to you by The Massachusetts State Treasury, the Joint Committee on Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development, the Massachusetts Artists Leaders Coalition, the Executive Office of Housing and Economic Development, the Joint Committee on Community Development and Small Businesses, the Massachusetts Cultural Council, and the State House's Cultural Caucus. Special thanks to the Future Boston Alliance!

Please also join The Future Boston Alliance and MALC on November 4th from 5:30pm to 7:30pm for "The Artists Under the Dome Debrief: How to Claim a Seat at the Table". The event is free & open to the public and will be held at the Dudley Cafe-15 Warren Street, Roxbury 02119. Complimentary pastries, coffee & tea will be served. Wine, beer, & full menu will be available for purchase.

2015 State House Event Schedule (Note you can attend one or all of the events depending on your schedule!)

How to prepare for this State House Event and what to bring

I can't attend the State House event...Can I still participate some other way?


State House 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)

Questions? email us: