Search form

NEW! Community Engagement at Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival

This article discusses Creative Commonwealth, a new program in Massachusetts that will increase arts-based community engagement programs across the state. The program is "designed to boost the educational, social, and economic power of the arts" and to "deepen and grow support for artists and cultural organizations, and promote the leadership role that community foundations can play in advancing the arts."

This program is "based on the belief that investments in arts and creativity can build thriving communities."

The article focuses particularly on community engagement at the Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival, including a recent collaboration with Canadian dance/skate company le Patin Libre.

Read the article


Community Engagement Resources from Doug Borwick

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

NEW! 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 Briitsh 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 Move Collective


Will Weigler - community based theatre


The Ontario Shebang

Do You Have a Story to Share?

We want to hear from you.

Submit your story about a successful community engagement project to the growing resource we are creating together.


Stay in the loop

We'll keep you updated as new things are added to Arts Engage.

Subscribe to Newsletter