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Livestreaming on this page from Monday 1 June to Friday 5 June 2020 at 8 a.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC-8) / 10 a.m. CDT (Chicago, UTC-5) / 11 a.m. EDT (Boston, UTC-4) / 4 p.m. BST (UTC+1).

Massachusetts
Monday 1 June to Friday 5 June 2020

Livestreaming Mass Cultural Council’s Universal Participation (UP) Award (Live-captioned and ASL-interpreted)

Celebrating excellence in access and inclusion throughout the Commonwealth’s cultural sector

Produced With
Monday 1 June to Friday 5 June 2020

Mass Cultural Council presents the Universal Participation (UP) Award livestreaming on the global, commons-based, peer-produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv from Monday 1 June to Friday 5 June 2020 at 8 a.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC-8) / 10 a.m. CDT (Chicago, UTC-5) / 11 a.m. EDT (Boston, UTC-4) / 4 p.m. BST (UTC+1).

Mass Cultural Council’s Universal Participation (UP) Award celebrates excellence in access and inclusion throughout the Commonwealth’s cultural sector. This year we are hosting a five-part, livestreamed event with HowlRound.

As part of this celebration, we will honor eight UP Designated Organizations (one will receive the 2020 UP Award and a $10,000 prize!), highlight musical performances by Massachusetts artists, and offer a daily universal design challenge to viewers to complete at home to brush up on their access knowledge.

This event will be captioned and interpreted in American Sign Language. If you have additional questions or access requests, please contact Angelina Lupini (angelina.lupini@art.state.ma.us).

Schedule

Monday 1 June
Honoring Open Door Arts, with musical performance by Precious Perez

Tuesday 2 June
Keynote by Sara Minkara of Empowerment Through Integration, and honoring Barrington Stage and South Shore Conservatory

Wednesday 3 June
Honoring Abilities Dance, The Discovery Museum, and Tower Hill Botanic Garden, with musical performance by Me/2 Orchestra

Thursday 4 June
Honoring ArtsEmerson and Wheelock Family Theatre, with musical performance by Queen Mab Micro Theatre

Friday 5 June
Presentation of the 2020 UP Award, with musical performance by Adrian Anantawan

About HowlRound TV

HowlRound TV is a global, commons-based peer produced, open access livestreaming and video archive project stewarded by the nonprofit HowlRound. HowlRound TV is a free and shared resource for live conversations and performances relevant to the world's performing arts and cultural fields. Its mission is to break geographic isolation, promote resource sharing, and to develop our knowledge commons collectively. Participate in a community of peer organizations revolutionizing the flow of information, knowledge, and access in our field by becoming a producer and co-producing with us. Learn more by going to our participate page. For any other queries, email tv@howlround.com, or call Vijay Mathew at +1 917.686.3185 Signal/WhatsApp. View the video archive of past events.

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