How Do You Add Color to the Commonwealth?

Artists, creative workers & cultural organizations bring color and vibrancy to the Commonwealth in many ways. They build inclusive, connected, and more equitable communities. They animate our main streets and downtowns. They help young people develop into empathetic and innovative leaders. 

And they change how we experience the world. 

Use our Statehouse coloring sheet to envision a more creative and vibrant Massachusetts.

Be sure to join the conversation & share photos of how you #ColorTheCommonwealth with #CTVMA2022 by tagging us on Twitter @CreateTheVoteMA and on Instagram @ctv_ma.

Time to get creative!

Download a printable PDF version


Check out our Policy Platform

The Create the Vote Coalition and its partners encourage the next Governor and Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts to enact policies and actions that: 

  • Build just and inclusive communities powered by arts and culture
  • Increase investment in the arts and culture sector
  • Keep artists in their communities
  • Develop youth as the next generation of community leaders in Massachusetts through arts and culture 

Read our full policy platform

Printable policy platform
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About Create The Vote

The Create The Vote Coalition is a nonpartisan network of artists, creative workers, cultural organizations and arts groups working together in collaboration and shared advocacy. We raise awareness among voters and candidates for office about the vital role that arts, culture and creative expression play in building inclusive, connected, and more equitable communities. We envision a Commonwealth where arts, culture, and creativity are accessible to and representative of all residents. 


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