• The 11th Annual Artist Under the Dome Event & the Champion of Artists Awards – Please Come and Invite Others!!

    by  • October 25, 2017 • News

    The Eleventh Annual Artists Under the Dome Event 2017

     WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 8th, 2017 from 9:30am to 2pm

    Massachusetts State House’s Great Hall

    It is a Free Annual Event for Massachusetts Artists Working in all Disciplines

    For the eleventh 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 8th, 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. The entire event is free and open to the public. 

    Registration is not required, but strongly suggested.

    TO REGISTER and for more information:


    The 2017 event is brought to you by The Massachusetts State Treasury, the Joint Committee on Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development, the Massachusetts Artists Leaders Coalition (MALC), the Executive Office of Housing and Economic Development, and the Massachusetts Cultural Council.

    And it is also the second annual Champion of Artists Awards!!  

    At last year’s event, MALC inaugurated its annual “Champion of Artists Awards”.  As part of the morning part of the program (10am-11am), MALC will be giving its “Champion of Artists Awards”. 

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

    Please come and spread the word!!!!


    * Note you don’t have to attend the full event, but you can pick and choose what programs you want to take part in!


    The goal of the Massachusetts Artists Leaders Coalition (MALC) is to ensure that Massachusetts artists of all disciplines have a voice in public dialogs, decisions, and key public policy initiatives that impact the artists community and the creative economy. MALC works to ensure that artists have a permanent place at the policy making table.