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November 12, 2009 by Steve
Arts Wisconsin, the Wisconsin Arts Board, and Americans for the Arts are happy to announce the republication of the landmark 1969 book, The Arts in the Small Community, by Maryo Gard Ewell and Michael F. Warlum. The new guide stays true to its original roots and mission set forth by Wisconsin's community arts pioneer Robert Gard, but has been thoroughly updated to address contemporary examples in the realm of community arts. Read More...
November 12, 2009 by Steve
This book offers insight into how to establish the arts in schools and use them as a vehicle for school renewal at the same time. The author makes a convincing case for the important role of visual arts, music, dance, drama, and architecture in educating our youth. 284 pp, paperback (1990, Americans for the Arts) Read More...
November 12, 2009 by Steve
This timeless resource helps identify and define the philosophical foundations and practice principles of community arts development. It captures and shares the creative and pioneering efforts that drive the movement and provides insight and expertise for people working in rural and small communities. 135pp, paperback (1992, Center for Community and Cultural Studies, Columbia College) Read More...
April 30, 2009 by admin
As we, individually or collectively, set out to make a case for the many ways the arts have relevance in today's world of economic turmoil and change, it's helpful to be clear what we mean by terms like “art,” “culture,” and “industry” and also to understand what the same terms might mean to others. The words we use are telling. Their use has a history that says much about where the work we call “art” resides in our collective lives from one period to the next. Read More...
April 30, 2009 by admin
The following piece is excerpted from the second of a two-part article written for the Community Arts Network, “The New New Deal.” Part one, published in December 2008, was titled, “the New New Deal: Public Service Jobs for Artists.” It described some of the things artists could do with public-service jobs. This excerpt is from part two, published February 24, 2009, “A New WPA for Artists: How and Why.” In this excerpt, Goldbard takes up the question of “why,” what are all the good reasons to support a new WPA for artists. Read More...
April 30, 2009 by admin
2007, 114 pages. Urban Institute, 2100 M Street NW, Washington, D.C., 20037, 202-833-7200, www.urban.org http://www.urban.org/UploadedPDF/1001175_asd_financing.pdf Read More...
April 30, 2009 by admin
2007, 56 pages. Urban Institute, 2100 M Street NW, Washington, D.C., 20037, 202-833-7200, www.urban.org http://www.urban.org/UploadedPDF/1001176_asd_case.pdf Read More...
April 30, 2009 by admin
2009, 40 pages. Published by the Alliance of Artists Communities, 255 South Main Street, Providence, Rhode Island, 02903, 401-351-4320, www.artistcommunities.org http://www.artistcommunities.org/files/files/MidwesternVoicesAndVisions.pdf Read More...
April 30, 2009 by admin
Art and Upheaval: Artists on the World's Frontlines, William Cleveland, 2008, 334 pages, New Village Press, Oakland CA Read More...