Author(s): Malan, Danielle
Date of Publication: Jun 01, 2016

A two-year case study documentign the effectiveness of bilingual arts-integration was conducted in under-served schools in three counties in Oregon. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effect of bilingual arts integration on learning, and the positive outcomes for the Latino students it was designed to support.     

Author(s): Cleveland, William
Date of Publication: Jun 01, 2016

In this case study, Bill Cleveland offers an engaging in-depth excavation of the genesis, planning, and implementation of Creative CityMaking, a collaboration between the City of Minneapolis and Intermedia Arts aimed at integrating creative thinking, strategies, and processes into the operations of city departments. Detailed stories of the five collaborative projects at the heart of Creative CityMaking along with outcomes and learning from the first phase provide an illuminating and instructive look at how collaboration between artists and municipal government can achieve

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

This one pager give an overview of key data from the 2015 Local Arts Agency Census about how local arts agencies use the arts to build bridges between cultures anc connect communities regardless of age, race, ethnicity, or economic standing.


Author(s): Marty Pottenger & Jess Solomon
Date of Publication: Mar 01, 2016

Part of the Americans for the Arts Artists & Communities conversation series that pairs veteran community arts leaders with emerging community arts leaders to share their visions for, experiences with, and challenges to making healthy, equitable, vibrant communities through arts and culture. As community-based work receives more recognition, and intersections and collaborations become stronger, these conversations illuminate just how artists and community arts leaders can work to sustain and maintain healthy communities through their practice.

Author(s): Smiland, Bob
Date of Publication: Jan 01, 2016

Situated at the crossroads of LA’s Skid Row and the burgeoning downtown Arts District, Inner-City Arts is well-positioned to produce greater educational equity for our students and opportunities for them to participate in the region’s growing creative economy. This study looks at the data showing how our work has an impact on the students in Los Angeles.

Author(s): National Assembly of State Arts Agencies
Date of Publication: Jan 01, 2016

NASAA developed this document from research it conducted in 2015 and 2016. NASAA reviewed SAAs' grants data, websites, grant and nongrant program guidelines, National Endowment for the Arts Partnership Agreement applications, policy documents (such as enabling legislation, strategic plans and performance metrics), and sources of governance information (such as council bylaws and council member handbooks).

Author(s): Dr. Osborne, T.L.
Date of Publication: Feb 01, 2015

"Why Am I Writing This Book? There are many aspects of Hip Hop culture that exceeds beyond just the beat, a dance, or a catchy hook. The Hip Hop Lectures (Volume 1) & The Hip Hop Lectures (Volume 2) are books that were created to make a connection between the past and the present, as it relates to Hip Hop culture. Hip Hop culture has been able to accomplish so much in such a very short period of time, most of which includes the bridging of generational and racial gaps locally and internationally. The hope; however, is that the culture continues to grow and evolve to a point where

Author(s): Musher, Sharon Ann
Date of Publication: Jan 01, 2015

Drawing on close readings of government-funded architecture, murals, plays, writing, and photographs, Democratic Art argues that those engaged in New Deal art were part of an explicitly cultural agenda that sought not just to create art but to democratize and Americanize it as well. By tracing a range of aesthetic visions that flourished during the 1930s, this brand new book outlines the successes, shortcomings, and lessons of the golden age of government funding for the arts.

Author(s): Crane, Lyz
Date of Publication: Jan 01, 2011

In this paper, Lyz Crane draws on the work of practitioners and researchers to characterize the field of arts-based community development in which arts and culture can help achieve place-based change related to the physical, social, and economic dimensions of place.

Author(s): Boon, Richard and Plastow, Jane
Date of Publication: Aug 01, 2010

Published by FEDAPT, the Foundation for the Extension and Development of the American Theatre. Explores the role of arts in community activism on an international level.