Resources  » Year of The Artist

We’re not in this alone. Across the country communities and artists are coordinating to strengthen the impact of the arts throughout our lives. Here are a few resources that we’re drawing on as we explore the role of the artist in creating an even better Roanoke.

Springboard for the Arts
Handbook for Artists Working in Community

A practical manual for individual artists who would like to begin or deepen their community based artistic practice. Everything you need to think through a project.

Designing Creative Communities by Spud Marshall

We’re partnered with BOOK CITY Roanoke, Roanoke Public Libraries, and the Roanoke Change Academy to do a community read about arts-based citizen change making.

Americans for the Arts
Animating Democracy
Imagine – Define – Design 
(Arts & Civic Engagement Toolkit)

Americans for the Arts
ARTS + Social Impact Explorer

Creative Placemaking Database by Center for Community Progress

We’re partnering with BOOK CITY Roanoke, Roanoke Public Libraries, and the Roanoke Change Academy to do a community read about arts-based citizen change making. More soon!

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