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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.

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Community Engagement Resources from Doug Borwick

Doug Borwick is a US-based artist, arts administrator, and leading advocate for community engagement in the arts.
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NEW! Turning Engagement Patterns Upside Down

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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
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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

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The Move Collective
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Will Weigler - community based theatre

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The Ontario Shebang

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