Author(s): Korza, Pam and Shaffer Bacon, Barbara
Date of Publication: Jan 01, 2005

History as Catalyst for Civic Dialogue offers an inside look at three compelling projects that mined hidden, forgotten, or suppressed histories of slavery and lynching in the United States in order to stimulate meaningful dialogue about persistent issues of race and marginalization. The Slave Galleries Restoration Project at St. Augustine’s Episcopal Church (implemented with the Lower East Side Tenement Museum) engaged neighborhood residents in dialogue about issues of marginalization in Manhattan’s Lower East Side by tapping the power of the church’s

Author(s): Korza, Pam and Shaffer Bacon, Barbara
Date of Publication: Jan 01, 2005

Art, Dialogue, Action, Activism examines the role of dialogue in the work of cultural organizations oriented toward civic action and activism. Four very different activist endeavors offer insights into dialogue that is integrated within cultural activity as a means of educating and organizing, dialogue as a means to explore different perspectives among people who hold a common goal or position, and dialogue as a necessary precursor to decision-making or action. Through a long-term residency by Sojourn Theatre, the Council for the Arts of Greater Lima’s (Ohio) Allen County

Author(s): Korza, Pam and Schaffer Bacon, Barbara
Date of Publication: Jan 01, 2005

Cultural Perspectives in Civic Dialogue shares the efforts of cultural organizers who are skilled in working deeply within and across cultures to understand important cultural considerations in arts-based civic dialogue work. Their endeavors illuminate how cultural norms mediate public space and participation, as well as how the choices regarding art forms and dialogue approaches can support or discourage civic participation of various cultural groups. In the King Kamehameha I Statue Conservation Project, rural Hawai’ian residents deliberated how best to conserve a

Author(s): Day, Douglas and Bulger, Peggy A.
Date of Publication: Aug 21, 2001

One organization has defined cultural policy as, “in the aggregate, the values and principles, which guide any social entity in cultural affairs.”

Author(s): Nunns, Stephen
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1998

It is late in the afternoon, and Bill James, an incumbent county commissioner for Mecklenburg County, N.C. is talking my ear off. I'm not opposed to arts, James says over the phone with evident conviction. My kid takes ballet lessons.

Author(s): Sherman, Andrea
Date of Publication: Nov 01, 1996

In this issue of the Monograph, experts in the arts and aging field discuss and describe a myriad programs, policy issues and partnerships across the country.

Author(s): Miller, Howard; Rynders, John E.; and Schleien, Stuart J.
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1994

The question of how to facilitate social interaction between special education students and regular education students has been the subject of much study over the decade. Some successful methods and programs have been identified, but the problem has become one of introducing such programs into regular classroom programming. As the authors of this study note, classrooms must provide students with mental retardation with an enviroment that is motivationally stimulating and emotionally safe. This study provides evidence that drama can serve as a mechanism to increase interaction among students

Author(s): National Assembly of State Arts Agencies and National Endowment for the Arts
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1993

Prepared and published by the National Assembly of State Arts Agencies and the National Endowment for the Arts. A binder with various design suggestion to make art's facilities accessible for persons with disabilities.

Author(s): Smith, Jean Kennedy and Plimpton, George
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1992

In 1974, Jean Kennedy Smith founded Very Special Arts to provide people with disabilities opportunities for integration and self-expression through drama, dance, music, creative writing and the visual arts. Now, in a series of candid and revealing interviews conducted by Smith and edited by George Plimpton, sixteen artists talk about their lives - and discuss how art has made a difference to them.

Author(s): Payne, Bruce L.
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1988

This work was first presented at The Individual Artist: Condition and Support, an American Council for the Arts research seminar, held at the Walter Art Gallery, Baltimore, Maryland, March 1988. The author addressed what he saw as the genuine and highly individual needs for mature artists, those who have worked at their art for most of their adult lives.