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Creator Square @ MAAM Conference OCT 23

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Creator Square is on a roll, and the conversation continues at the Mid-Atlantic Association of Museums (MAAM) 2015 Annual Conference in Philadelphia, PA on Friday, October 23rd (2:15-3:30)

Paul Rosenblatt and a panel of the Creator Square team will present “Crafting Community: Building Living Studios and a New Maker Network.” Speakers include Donald M. Bonk (Principal, Good Future Innovation), Angela Rizzo (Executive Director, Bottleworks Art Center & Museum), and Mike Kane (President, Community Foundation for the Alleghenies).

The MAAM 2015 Annual Conference brings together a broad cross-section of professionals to share their experiences in building and expanding communities, improving collaborations, accessing new fiscal resources, developing entrepreneurial techniques, creating inclusive experiences and more.

Over the course of many years, Springboard Design has been responsible for developing Creator Square Johnstown, establishing the program for an artisan residency community, and designing the renovations to the new center in Johnstown, PA. Creator Square Johnstown is a key component of the city’s growing artisan population- stimulating urban revitalization, economic development, and job-skills training by engaging community members with new economy makers. Paul recently presented at Pittsburgh’s Maker Faire 2015, a community-based learning event which features local innovations in technology, art, craft, electronics, engineering, and other projects.