Arts Engaged
Engage Now

bcnatoc

Building Communities Not Audiences

Table of Contents

Forewords
Preface
Introduction

PART I: The Arts/Community Divide

Chapter One: Historical Background: How Did We Get Here?
Chapter Two: Rationale/Imperative for Change
Chapter Three: Obstacles to Change

PART II: The Road to Community Engagement

Section 1: Theory and Process of Engagement

Chapter Four: A Conceptual Framework for Community Engagement

Arts-Based

Economic Development and the Arts, Tom Borrup and Stephanie Moore
The Arts and Education
Community Building and the Arts

The Arts as Community Citizen, Lyz Crane

Chapter Five: Principles for Effective Engagement
Chapter Six: Preparation and Project Development
Chapter Seven: Evaluation (Evaluating Impact, Appreciating Evaluation, Barbara Schaffer Bacon and Pam Korza): Pdf available here

Section 2: Tools for Engagement: Modes of thinking for Community Engagement

Chapter Eight: Structural Options (Organizational Models in the Arts and Culture Sector, James Undercofler)
Chapter Nine: Cultural Mapping, Stephanie Moore and Tom Borrup
Chapter Ten: Public Value, Community Engagement, and Arts Policy
Chapter Eleven: Creative Entrepreneurship (Creative Entrepreneurship as a Tool for Community Engagement, Susan Badger Booth)
Chapter Twelve: Social Media (Participatory Culture and the Arts, Doug Borwick and David Dombrosky)
Chapter Thirteen: Public Art (Public Art for Community Change, Helen Lessick)

PART III: The Practice of Engagement

Section 1: Examples and Case Studies

Chapter Fourteen: A Taxonomy of Community Arts Projects
Chapter Fifteen: Art Museums: Queens Museum of Art (Being a Good Neighbor: Queens Museum of Art’s Experiments in Community Engagement, Prerana Reddy)
Chapter Sixteen: Dance: Ballet Memphis (A Dance Company’s Irresistible Call to Community Engagement, Dorothy Gunther Pugh)
Chapter Seventeen: Chamber Music: Providence String Quartet/Community MusicWorks (Engaging Community from a Storefront: Community MusicWorks’ Ongoing Experiment, Sebastian Ruth)
Chapter Eighteen: Opera: Houston Grand Opera (HGOco: company, community and collaboration, Sandra Bernhard and Doug Borwick)
Chapter Nineteen: Orchestra
Chapter Twenty: Theatre: Pillsbury House Theatre (Minneapolis) (An Audience of One– Building Community from the Inside Out, Noel Raymond and Denise Kulawik)

Section 2: A Brief Overview of Community Arts Practice: Outside the Mainstream

Chapter Twenty-one: History of Community Arts (Arts-based Community Development: Where Did We Come From?, Maryo Gard Ewell)
Chapter Twenty-two: State of the Field (Arts-based Community Development: Mapping the Terrain, William Cleveland)

Section 3: Community Engagement Training

Chapter Twenty-three: The Community Arts Training Institute (CAT) of the Regional Arts Commission of St. Louis, Roseann Weiss
Chapter Twenty-four: Curriculum/Content for Community Engagement Training

Epilogue: Reflections on the Practice of Community Engagement

PART IV: The Future of the Arts in the U.S.

Chapter Twenty-six: Essays on Engagement

“Claiming Value, Illuminating Common Purpose” Ben Cameron
“Changing Our Future” Russell Willis Taylor
“Producer-Consumer Engagement: The Lessons of Slow Food for the Reflective Arts” Diane Ragsdale

Chapter Twenty-seven: Winds of Change

About the Author, Contributor Biographies

Acknowledgements