ERIC Number: ED399197
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995
Working Relationships: The Arts, Education and Community Development.
Welch, Nancy; Fisher, Paul
This document profiles 11 examples of arts and education institutions across the country that are working to solve community problems. Programs, which reflect a number of purposes, are organized by category. Large Urban Profiles, include: (1) "Bridgemaking" in Chicago: Chicago Arts Partnership in Education; (2) Learning by Working: Young Artists at Work, Arts Commission of Greater Toledo; (3) Arts Education: Local Priority: Arts Integration Program, Tucson/Pima Arts Council; and (4) Communications and Vocations: Arts Talk/Arts Workers, Rhode Island State Council on the Arts. Small Urban Profiles, look at (5) SPECTRA Plus: Cultural Council of Santa Cruz County; and (6) Art for Science's Sake in Fairbanks, Alaska: Arts & Science Collaboration, Denali Elementary School and Visual Enterprises. The Suburban Profile is: (7) "Strategy for Economic Development and Education: Blue Springs Arts 2000 Partnership. Rural Profiles present (8) Big Ideas in Small Places: Artists in Minnesota Schools & Communities, Minnesota Rural Arts Initiative COMPAS; (9) Parent Power for the Arts: Moms for Fun, Silver City, New Mexico; (10) Art for Every Student: Art in Education Special Project, Idaho's Salmon Arts Council and Brooklyn School; and (11) Theater Development Through Arts Education: Dell'Arte, Blue Lake, California. Common keys to program effectiveness are shown to be: leadership, vision, planning, community involvement, professional development, cooperative relationships, innovation, evaluation, and high quality services. Appendices list additional programs and contacts for the profiled programs. (MM)
Descriptors: Art Education, Audience Participation, Community Attitudes, Community Development, Community Education, Community Involvement, Community Programs, Elementary Secondary Education, Fine Arts, School Community Relationship, Theater Arts, Visual Arts
National Assembly of Local Arts Agencies, Institute for Community Development and the Arts, 927 15th Street, N.W., 12th Floor, Washington, DC 20005.
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Policymakers; Community; Practitioners
Sponsor: Rockefeller Foundation, New York, NY.; National Endowment for the Arts, Washington, DC.; Pew Charitable Trusts, Philadelphia, PA.
Authoring Institution: National Assembly of Local Arts Agencies, Washington, DC.; Arizona State Univ., Tempe. Morrison Inst. for Public Policy.