Accessibility & ArrivING
The Art of Mass Gatherings in Boston
We are committed to making this event as accessible as possible to anyone who would like to participate. On this page you’ll find accessibility considerations and details about arriving to each location, which we’ll continue to update as we have more details.
We can provide sensory and physical accomodations where they would help you participate. For the greatest likelihood that we can meet your needs, please make any accommodation requests by Juneteenth, Monday, June 19th. You can make requests directly on the event registration form or by e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thursday, 22 June at BAMS CONX
Participants will be seated at tables for the majority of the day. The venue is accessible via wheelchair and has a wheelchair-accessible restroom. There are eight accessible street parking spaces near the venue (see details).
There is a private restroom available onsite, as well as water fountains for refilling water bottles. Although there is no dedicated lactation room, staff can provide access to a private space if we know in advance. Please request this in your registration form or e-mail email@example.com.
Our event foresees participation by up to about 50 participants. All presentors will use microphones when speaking. The environment should not be overly stimulating sensorially.
We are confirming detailed arrival instructions, including for people using wheelchairs. We will also share further details via e-mail with all registered attendees. Register here!
By public transit: Take the Green Line to the Hynes Convention Center stop. Exit left onto Massachusetts Avenue and cross Boylston Street. The Berklee Performance Center is about 30 yards from the corner.
By private vehicle: See driving and parking details provided by the Berklee Performing Arts Center.
Loft in the David Friend Recital Hall
Genko Uchida building at the Berklee Performing Arts Complex
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02115
Saturday, 24 June at BAMS FEST
This event involves significant amounts of time outdoors including moving around the site. A covered tent with chairs and water refill station are available throughout the day. There is a wheelchair-accessible portable restroom on the festival grounds.
Golf carts are available to transport people from the park entrance/exits to the field. The MBTA ADA shuttle will have a drop-off point on the festival grounds.
Please note that there are only 10 accessible parking spots near Playstead field. If needed, please ensure to request one when you register.
BAMS Festival begins at noon, so for about half of the day you may be near large crowds, with a lot of sensory stimuli including amplified music, smells, and stage lights.
The Franklin Park Coalition provides details about arriving to the park by various means of transport. We will share any specific guidance or details via e-mail with all registered attendees.
Private vehicle dropoff point
The closest dropoff point to the event site is 1 Pierpont Rd, Boston, MA 02119.
By public transit
The “Green Street” stop on the Orange Line is the closest T stop to the park. The MBTA ADA shuttle will have a drop off point that is at the festival grounds. We will publish more detailed info when available!