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Author(s): Walsh, Patricia
Date of Publication: Jan 01, 2017

This template is designed as a reference for developing an agenda for your first meeting of a public art planning process with you and your project team/stakeholders.

Author(s): Borstel, John; Korza, Pam; Assaf, Andrea, Dwyer, Chris; Valdez, Mark; Brown, Denise; Schaffer Bacon, Barbara
Date of Publication: Jan 01, 2017

Aesthetic Perspectives is a framework developed by Animating Democracy to enhance understanding and evaluation of Arts for Change—creative work at the intersection of arts and community/civic engagement, community development, and justice.  Arts for Change projects often challenge the conventional terms by which creative work is described and assessed.  In the U.S., evaluative practices—from academia to art criticism to funding panels—have historically been dominated by Euro-American values.  Developed by artists with ally evaluators and funders, the

Author(s): Valdez, Mark; Korza, Pam
Date of Publication: Jan 01, 2017

The Performing Artist Companion to Animating Democracy’s framework, Aesthetic Perspectives: Attributes of Excellence in Arts for Change, offers ideas and insights to help performing artists and performance companies apply the framework to address their needs and interests.  Aesthetic Perspectives aims to enhance understanding and evaluation of creative work at the intersection of arts and community/civic engagement, community development, and justice. It offers 11 artistic attributes that elevate aesthetics in civically and socially engaged art, expand the

Author(s): Dwyer, M. Christine; Korza, Pam; Schaffer Bacon, Barbara
Date of Publication: Jan 01, 2017

In the Funder Companion to Animating Democracy’s framework, Aesthetic Perspectives: Attributes of Excellence in Arts for Change, author Chris Dwyer of RMC Research offers ideas and insights to help funders apply the framework to address their needs and interests. Aesthetic Perspectives aims to enhance understanding and evaluation of creative work at the intersection of arts and community/civic engagement, community development, and justice. It offers 11 artistic attributes that elevate aesthetics in civically and socially engaged art, expand the criteria for

Author(s): Reisman, Sara; Korza, Pam
Date of Publication: Jan 01, 2017

The Curator Companion to Animating Democracy’s framework, Aesthetic Perspectives: Attributes of Excellence in Arts for Change, offers ideas and insights to help curators working in/with visual arts and time- and performance-based projects to enhance understanding, description, and evaluation of such work at the intersection of artistic creation and civic engagement, community development, and social justice. The framework offers 11 artistic attributes that elevate aesthetics in civically and socially engaged art, expand the criteria for considering aesthetics, and promote

Author(s): Leonard, Bob; Korza, Pam
Date of Publication: Jan 01, 2017

The Educator Companion to Animating Democracy’s framework, Aesthetic Perspectives: Attributes of Excellence in Arts for Change, offers ideas and insights to help educators and students apply the framework in curriculum development, faculty/student critique and review, planning community-based projects, assessing Arts for Change work using criteria aligned with the values of community-engaged scholarship, and more.  Aesthetic Perspectives aims to enhance understanding and evaluation of creative work at the intersection of arts and community/civic engagement,

Author(s): Americans for the Arts
Date of Publication: Dec 01, 2016

Americans for the Arts conducts an annual survey of the United Arts Fund field for the purpose of providing the best possible benchmarking information about UAF fundraising and grantmaking. We publish annual statistical reports and provide up-to-date trend information on those UAFs that have consistently participated in the survey over the past ten years.

Author(s): Americans for the Arts
Date of Publication: Dec 01, 2016

The pARTnership Movement is a campaign from Americans for the Arts designed to reach business leaders with the message that the arts can build their competitive advantage. Partnering with businesses is a necessity for all segments of the arts community, both private and public. In the latest tool-kit from the pARTnership Movement, learn how state arts advocacy organizations are partnering with the business community to lead events, community development initiatives, and programs that bridge the gap between arts and business goals.

Author(s): Vink, Mandy
Date of Publication: Dec 01, 2016

This essay explores how different cities are looking to utilize public art as strategy for civic exploration.

Author(s): Cohen, Randy
Date of Publication: Oct 01, 2016

This one pager give an overview of key data from the 2015 Local Arts Agency Census about how local arts agencies partner with businesses to develop healthier communities.

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