Skip to main content

Boston (Mass.). Mayor's Office of Arts, Tourism, and Special Events

 Organization

Historical note

The Mayor’s Office of Arts, Tourism, and Special Events (MOATSE) is the name for the office that currently fulfills the duties of the Office of Arts and Humanities and the Office of Business and Cultural Development. The Office of Arts and Humanities was established by the City Council (C.B.C. Ord. 15-9) in 1986 at the request of then Mayor, Raymond L. Flynn. Its purpose was to stimulate and support efforts to preserve and develop cultural facilities in the City of Boston. The Office of Business and Cultural Development was established by the City Council in 1984 (Ord. 1984, c. 15) in order to provide assistance to the cultural, business, and residential communities of Boston. The office worked actively with the tourism, convention, and hospitality industries on programs to market and to promote the City of Boston as a visitor destination.

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Boston Art Commission records

 Collection
Identifier: 0272.100
Scope and Contents note This collection includes records of the Boston Art Commission from 1890-1959. It also includes several published reference volumes on art. The Art Commission records have been organized into 5 series: Series I: Proceedings, Series II: Annual reports, Series III: Memorials, Series IV: Plans and Series V: Reference works. Series I includes 6 volumes of the minutes of the meetings of the Art Commission from its establishment in 1890 through January of 1959. The minutes are not...
Dates: 1890-1959

Boston Arts Festival records

 Collection
Identifier: 0272.001
Scope and Contents note Records of the Boston Arts Festival. The bulk of the materials in this collection are newsclippings and scrapbooks, 1952-1954 and 1962-1963, covering all aspects of the festival including performances, award winning works, events and programming, community involvement, and critical response. Also included in the collection are the 10th Anniversary Report from 1962, covering expenses, fundraising, and programming; Executive Committee minutes, 1958-1964; trustees meeting minutes, 1952, 1954-1958;...
Dates: 1952-1964

Boston Arts Lottery Council records

 Series
Identifier: 0272.201
Scope and Contents Includes grant applications, budgets and supporting documentation.
Dates: 1983-1990

"Boston summer '08" brochure, 2008

 File — Box: SB - 027, Folder: 28
Scope and Contents From the Series: Collection of publications produced by the Mayor's Office and various offices within the Mayor's Office on many topics relating to Boston.
Dates: 2008

Summer in Boston 2010 brochure, 2010

 File — Box: SB - 027, Folder: 29
Scope and Contents From the Series: Collection of publications produced by the Mayor's Office and various offices within the Mayor's Office on many topics relating to Boston.
Dates: 2010