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Irvine Foundation: What We're Learning About Community Engagement

This page contains a growing list of research and reports on arts engagement from the California-based James Irvine Insitute, including:

  • The Engagement Revolution: A Study of Strategic Organizational Transformation in 10 California Arts Nonprofits
  • Hearts and Minds: The Arts and Civic Engagement
  • Why "Where" Because "Who": Arts Venues, Spaces, and Tradition
  • and more

Hearts and Minds: The Arts and Civic Engagement

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Community Engagement Resources from Doug Borwick

Doug Borwick is a US-based artist, arts administrator, and leading advocate for community engagement in the arts.

Turning Engagement Patterns Upside Down


The Tamarack Institute for Community Engagement

While not specifically about arts engagement, the Tamarack Institute for Community Engagement has a wealth of resources on its website about community engage

New! Rethinking the Role of British Art Institutions

In this article The Guardian theatre critic Lynn Gardiner makes a compelling argument for the need for arts institutions to change the way that they


The Ontario Shebang


The House Concert - Cultural Diversity


Kala Seraphin - Kingston, Ontario

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