Connecting Artists with Communities: Interview with Springboard for the Arts' Laura Zabel

Laura Zabel, Executive Director of Springboard for the Arts, recently sat down with Former AMT Lab Chief Editor Stewart Urist to talk about her organization’s focus on fostering the relationship between artists and their communities. Listen to the entire interview here.


Throughout its 37 year history, Springboard for the Arts has demonstrated a commitment to “cultivating vibrant communities by connecting artists with the skills, information, and services they need to make a living and a life.” The organization provides a wide range of programs, including Community Sponsored Art and the Creative Exchange, an online resource for artists to share toolkits and tips for community engagement.

To learn more about Springboard for the Arts, visit their website and follow them on Twitter @SpringboardArts.


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