Community Arts

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...
May 5, 2010 by Abigail
2010, 27 pages. The Aspen Institute, Publications Office, 109 Houghton Lab Lane, PO Box 222, Queenstown, MD, 21658, 410-820-5433,www.aspeninstitute.org Read More...
March 9, 2010 by Abigail
2009, 12 pages. WolfBrown, 808A Oak Street, San Francisco, CA 94117, 415-796-3060, www.wolfbrown.com “Creative capital is the network of understandings, values, activities, and relationships that individuals, organizations, and communities develop when they share what earlier generations have imagined and when they, in turn, generate and pass on what they imagine.” Read More...
February 25, 2010 by Abigail
January 2010, 21 pages. Fine Arts Fund, 20 East Central Parkway, Suite 200, Cincinnati, OH, 45202, 513-871-2787, www.fineartsfund.org Supporters of the arts have struggled to develop a national conversation that makes the case for robust, ongoing public support for the arts; but public spending on the arts is too often criticized as an example of wasteful government spending or a misguided government intrusion into an area where it does not belong. Read More...
February 24, 2010 by Abigail
October 2009, 105 pages. PennPraxis, 409 Durham Wing, School of Design, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 10003, 215-573-8719, www.design.upenn.edu/pennpraxis Download at: http://issuu.com/pennpraxis/docs/report_publicart Read More...
December 22, 2009 by Steve
In 2006, the Wisconsin Arts Board (WAB) looked back at the five towns that participated in the first "access" grant funded by the National Endowment for the Arts in the late 1960s. This was a seminal rural arts development program managed by the University of Wisconsin's Office of Community Arts Development at the College of Agriculture. The WAB study included interviews with elderly local artists, archival documents, a survey conducted in 1973 and replicated in 20052, and conversations with some of the field's earliest practitioners. Read More...
November 22, 2009 by Steve
Originally commissioned for publication in Eating Fire, Tasting Blood: An Anthology of the American Indian Holocaust, this essay is dedicated to the women. Their voices should not be lost, their lives erased because we do not want to know the horrible truth of our shared history. — P. Kingfisher Read More...