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A virtual extension of the Rural Arts and Culture Summit, Springboard's From the Field: Conversations on the Future by Rural Artists is a series of virtual meet ups and workshops connecting rural artists and their communities around responses to the COVID crisis, rural anti-racism efforts, and the ongoing role of arts and culture in re-imagining the future of rural communities. Programming has paused for the summer and will resume in September 2021. To view an archive of previous convenings, visit our youtube playlist.

To get updates on Rural Recovery Network events, make sure to sign up for Springboard's newsletter (select "Rural Programming" in the "Interests" section).
This program is an extension of the Rural Arts and Culture Summit, a biannual gathering of rural arts and culture leaders who are interested in the role of art and creativity in building strong, healthy and resilient rural communities.

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The Rural Arts and Culture Recovery Network is supported by the Blandin Foundation.
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A person cutting a stencil with a blue wing and the word COURAGE

"Sidewalk Surprises," an Artists on Main Street project by Jillian Steger in Faribault, MN.

A t-shirt being printed with the words "Willmar Main Street, One Community, Many Dreams" and a design of a tree with stars for leaves surrounded by a crescent moon.

Tammie Knick & the DREAM Technical Academy creating a t-shirt during "Art Pop-up Shop," an Artists on Main Street project in Willmar, MN (photo by Tammie Knick).

Header image: Lisa Bergh & Andrew Nordin's TRACE, an Artists on Main Street project in Willmar (photo by Dennis Benson).