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The Resource Centre provides a list of books, useful web sites, research papers and reports, that give the most recent information and examples of community engagement in the arts and other areas.  

You can edit your reading to your interest by selecting your interest(s) from the list on your left. 

This section will be frequently updated with new information when it becomes available. 

In this webinar from Ontario Presents, community engagement consultant Annalee Adair and volunteer presenter Alyson Martin walk us through the process of executing a successful community engagement project. Continue Reading...
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 relate to their communities, drawing on several examples of innovative British arts organizations: Continue Reading...
Well-meaning organizations sometimes have a tendency to charge ahead with a community project without stopping to listen to what the community wants or needs. Continue Reading...
Ontario Presents has developed a Statement of Guiding Principles for Presenting Indigenous Work. Continue Reading...
This article tells the inspiring story of the Next Stage Arts Project in Putney, Vermont. After the community came together to create an arts hub in a vacant historic church, an art project was created that focuses on community projects and creative placemaking: Continue Reading...
 This series of studies from The Wallace Foundation explores building arts audiences and relationships with diverse communities. Continue Reading...
This (US-based) article by Eric Booth explores the importance of teaching artists. Read the article   Continue Reading...
ArtBridges is a hub and forum for connection for anyone interesed in or active in community-engaged arts and arts for social change in Canada. Continue Reading...
Doug Borwick is a US-based artist, arts administrator, and leading advocate for community engagement in the arts. He has authored numerous useful resources on this subject:   Continue Reading...
The AHRC Cultural Value Project: Understanding the Value of Arts & Culture is an in-depth, three-year study to understand the value of the arts and the difference they make to individuals Continue Reading...
"This think-piece by Chrissie Tiller unearths and explores some of the complexities and challenges of sharing power, drawing on thinking from CPP directors, community managers and other team members, artists and project critical friends. Continue Reading...
This toolkit offers tips, tools, and case studies from Creative People and Places projects. Continue Reading...
Articles and resources to help you plan community engagement projects along with tools for communicating and connecting with your community. Continue Reading...

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