School of Doodle, a new project sponsored by the arts service nonprofit Fractured Atlas and funded by Kickstarter, was formed with the mission to change the way girls value themselves and teach the
Fostering Civic Engagement and Social Impact through the Arts
Arts and culture promote understanding and action on issues facing our communities and the world. Americans for the Arts’ commitment to creative social change is embodied by its Animating Democracy program, which strengthens the role of artists and cultural organizations as leaders and partners in civic engagement and social change.
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Longtime arts advocate Anthony Turney passed away July 4, 2014. Turney had a varied career, spanning several cities, starting in New York as an event producer.
Americans for the Arts held a leadership roundtable in Sun Valley, ID on June 26th - 28th.
October is the month to #ShowYourArt, meet up for Creative Conversations, and celebrate the role the arts and humanities have in shaping and improving our communities - it's Na
Another “Freedom Rock” was unveiled in Wapello County, Iowa, painted by muralist Ray "Bubba" Sorenson II in a partnership between the Ottumwa Area Arts Council and local Vietn
Roberto Bedoya, cultural activist and Executive Director of the Tucson Pima Arts Council, recently wrote on creative resilience in communities of color, highlighting the Chicano practice of Rasquac
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“Our experience of the beautiful in the recognition of models that make world and community is restricted to the moment when these worlds and communities present themselves explicitly as the plural” – Gianni Vattimo
I received an invitation to participate in this blog salon on the relationship between aesthetics and arts in community development and social change work by way of my work as an artist and organizer around socially engaged art, however my response...
A year ago, New York City voted in its first new mayor in 12 years. The city council election resulted in new members in almost half of the 51 seat council. It was an exciting time for the progressive communities—for all those that have fought for...
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Roman Baca is a ballet dancer that joined the Marines. As a veteran, he promotes social change and health through the art of movement.
This video will guide you through the site and introduce you to creative social change resources Animating Democracy’s website.