The objective of this facet has historically been to encourage appreciation of and support for cultural enrichment and to empower artists to become an integral part of the global community. Links chapters have partnered with their local museums, symphonies, arts councils, educational institutions and corporations in order to support art programs, especially where it focused on the presentation of artists of color.
Highlights from the Columbia, Maryland Chapter:
- Sponsors an annual concert at the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Lab that features students from the Peabody Conservatory performing classical music
- Mentored aspiring young artists through an alliance with the Howard County Public School System and the Black Artists Alliance of Howard County
- Sponsors the Howard County Center for African-Americal Culture annually
- Will sponsor Master Classes with students from the Peabody Conservatory at Bonnie Branch Middle School