As you arrive to the conference please head to check in located at the front desk of 248 Cabot Street. Here you will get your conference badge, program, swag as well as find answers to your questions! Check In before the first session of the conference opens at 7:45 a.m. 

If you are unable to arrive in that time frame, not to worry, the Check In table will have someone to answer your questions each day, as well as check in late arrivals.
Saturday Check In/Info Desk Schedule
8:45 a.m. - 4:45 p.m.
Sunday Check In/Info Desk Schedule
7:30 a.m. - 3:45 p.m.

Please note all presenters and attendees are required to check in at the registration desk prior to attending any sessions.

Saturday lunch is on your own. Check out the session Lunch on Your Own to see a list of walkable restaurants.
Sunday lunch is provided as part of the lunch alike sessions that are focused around a number of themes. Please add this session to your schedule if you are planning on joining us for lunch on Sunday so we can order an appropriate number of lunches!

Public Lots
Parking by Montserrat is available in the public lots listed below at $0.25 per hour from 8am to 8pm, Monday through Saturday. The public lots are shown in blue on the parking map. Pay for parking at any public lot paystation using credit cards or quarters.  The GoParkit smartphone app is an alternative payment option available.
  • Upper and Lower Pond Street Lot (behind The Cabot Lodge - 278 Cabot Street)
  • Pond/Chapman Street Lot (behind the Atomic Cafe, Soma and Beverly Bank)
  • Federal/Chapman Street East Lot (behind the Family Dollar store)
  • Federal/Chapman Street West Lot (adjacent to 6 Chapman Street)
  • Hale/Briscoe Street Lot (adjacent to 5 Briscoe Street)
On Street Parking
On street parking is available in different zones.  The hourly rate is dependent on the zone.

Green Zone
  • Shown in green on the parking map.
  • $0.75 per hour, from 8am to 8pm, Monday through Saturday.
  • Pay at any on-street ‘green zone’ paystation using credit cards or quarters.
  • GoParkit smartphone app is an alternative payment option.

Red Zone
  • Shown in red on the parking map.
  • Free of charge to visitors, from 8am to 8pm, Monday through Saturday for a limited time period of 4 hours.
There is no charge for on street parking or lot parking on Sundays. Learn more here. 

Questions? Email conference@massarted.com if you can’t find your answer here! 
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Lauren Savoia

Cardinal Spellman High School
Art education
Lauren Savoia is best known for her implementation of 21st century art education programs, and for creating both bronze sculptures and mixed media paintings. As an accomplished Artist, Art Educator, Program Coordinator, and Researcher, Ms. Savoia’s passion for serving her community through art is self-evident. Ms. Savoia studied at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth; receiving a Bachelors of Fine Arts in 2006, and is completing her Masters of Art Education degree in 2017.
Ms. Savoia is a certified art educator in both public schools and community-based organizations, working hard to promote the arts by creating collaborative and interdisciplinary opportunities across diverse communities.
She actively conducts qualitative research studies in order to validate and promote art partnership programs that she designs and implements. Ms. Savoia is a leader and an advocate for the arts through fostering 21st century curriculum geared towards innovative ideas, and contemporary approaches to learning.
Ms. Savoia’s personal artwork is routinely exhibited in galleries and juried shows. Her artwork leads viewers through dynamic and spatial experiences using organic shapes and textures. Each piece is created as a direct result of the connections she establishes with local and global communities.