NotesFAQContact Us
Search Tips
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
ERIC Number: EJ781702
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007
Pages: 9
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 4
ISSN: ISSN-1052-2891
Can the Arts Change the World? The Transformative Power of Community Arts
Scher, Abby
New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education, n116 p3-11 Win 2007
Can the arts change the world? A group of organizers gathered in cooperative inquiry over the course of eighteen months in 2004 and 2005 to think about this question and answered yes, the arts can indeed contribute to changing the world. This article describes the insights and learning produced by a group of community activists and educators who participated in cooperative inquiry into the question, how and when does art release, create, and sustain transforming power for social change? (Contains 2 notes.)
John Wiley & Sons, Inc. Subscription Department, 111 River Street, Hoboken, NJ 07030-5774. Tel: 800-825-7550; Tel: 201-748-6645; Fax: 201-748-6021; e-mail:; Web site:
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Adult Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A