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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. 

While not specifically about arts engagement, the Tamarack Institute for Community Engagement has a wealth of resources on its website about community engagement that are very useful for anyone wanting to explore why it's important and how to achieve it. 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...
This article by Margaret Hasse explores ways to support artists in community settings 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...
This toolkit provides guidance on the issues to consider when planning and designing a community engagement project. Continue Reading...
This report, put together by the All-Party Parliamentary group on Arts, Health, and Wellbeing in the UK, "aims to improve awareness of the benefits that the arts can bring to health and wellbeing." 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...
Resources about the outcomes of community engagement projects - the impact or changes on presenters, artists, participants, communities. Continue Reading...

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Megan English - Community Engagement with dance

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North Yorkshire Youth Dance Connecting with local environments
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