April 2, 2015

Communities Reinvent Themselves with the Help of the Arts

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Henry Walston leads a tour of the Vollis Simpson Whirligig conservation center for conference attendees.

Crossed posted from Arts.gov

I just returned from a powerful gathering of innovative leaders and doers in Rocky Mount, North Carolina. For three days in March, more than fifty participants from arts and cultural organizations, federal/state/local government agencies, and rural economic development organizations gathered for Art + Leadership: Powering Rural Economies conference. Continue reading