Community Arts

February 28, 2012 by admin
February 2012, 31 pages. The Paul G. Allen Family Foundation, 505 5th Avenue South, Suite 900, Seattle, WA 98104, www.pgafoundations.com. Download: Read More...
February 19, 2012 by admin
Caron Atlas, Project Director and Editor. 2011, 200 pages, Arts and Democracy Project, Brooklyn, New York Bridge Conversations is an inspiring collection of interviews, dialogues, and essays with artists, arts administrators, activists, and politicians using the arts to build, reflect, and improve community. It is thoughtfully constructed and inclusive in those selected to participate, their topics, and their approaches. Read More...
February 15, 2012 by admin
This essay is the keynote address delivered at the GIA 2010 Conference, October 19, 2011. I believe that this cause and its implementation has a worldwide application; for as our cultural life is enhanced and strengthened, so does it project itself into the world beyond our shores. Let us apply renewed energies to the very concept we seek to advance: a true renaissance — the reawakening, the quickening, and above all, the unstunted growth of our cultural vitality. Read More...
January 3, 2012 by admin
December 2011, 38 pages. National Endowment for the Arts, 1100 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20506, (202) 682-5400, www.ars.gov Download:    The Arts and Human Development (2.4Mb) Overview Read More...
August 9, 2011 by admin
2011, 332 pages, Wesleyan University Press, Middletown, CT Liz Lerman's body of work has come to symbolize the participatory community arts movement, and this collection of essays delightfully chronicles both her artistic growth as a choreographer and the intellectual process that led her to this path that revolutionized the ways in which dance is developed, performed, and experienced. Read More...
August 9, 2011 by admin
Written and compiled by Shannon Stewart. 2010, All-ages Movement Project, Seattle, WA The back cover of In Every Town: An All-ages Music Manualfesto announces, “IT'S IN YOUR HANDS.” The book is a call to action to put on and support all-ages music shows and to give musicians the tools to develop and release their own music. Read More...
August 8, 2011 by admin
Maryo Gard Ewell worked for more than thirty years in arts administration. Her special field during most of that time was the symbiotic relationship between arts programs and community development. Since her retirement in 2003 from the Colorado Council on the Arts, she has worked as a consultant, conference organizer, and speaker in community and arts development. Ewell literally grew up in the community arts movement. Read More...
November 19, 2010 by admin
Download:    Creative Placemaking (4.7Mb) Creative Placemaking features sections on the: Challenges for creative placemaking such as clearing regulatory hurdles and developing evaluation metrics. Components of successful projects including mobilizing public will and designing around distinctiveness. Read More...
June 11, 2010 by admin
Fearless Journeys: Innovation in Five American Orchestras is the report of a 2009 study, funded by MetLife Foundation, which explored and documented five examples of promising innovative practices in American orchestras. This is the first formal attempt to define and to understand the organizational factors that support innovation in orchestras. Read More...
May 28, 2010 by Abigail
2009, 123 pages. Los Angeles County Museum of Natural History Foundation, 900 Exposition Blvd, Los Angeles, CA, 90007, 213-763-3466, www.nhm.org Read More...