The CAN Report

The State of Community Cultural Development: Something New Emerges

Community Arts Network, by Linda Frye Burnham, Steven Durland, and Maryo Ewell

July 2004, 76 pages. Published by Art in the Public Interest, P.O. Box 68, Saxapahaw, NC, 27340, 336-376-8404,,

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This report from a May 2004 convening of twenty-seven longtime practitioners of community-based arts reflects changes in the field since 2001. Among the many interesting themes that are reported, the greatest energy comes from hybridity, in this case, the fusion of community-based arts and other fields.