Art & Civic Engagement Workshop

August 10 2013 workshop by Barbara Schaffer Bacon at Broward Historical Commission

August 10 2013 workshop by Barbara Schaffer Bacon at Broward Historical Commission

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fl – Artists, art organizations, community organizations and CRAs attended the all day workshop on Civic Engagement and the Arts on August 10, 2013.  Grace Kewl-Durfey of the Broward County Cultural Affairs organized the workshop with national expert Barbara Schaffer Bacon of Americans for the Arts.   Ms. Schaffer Bacon mentioned a couple of excellent examples.

1.  Public Kitchen in 2012 by the Design Studio for Social Invention in Boston.  The studio was founded by Kenny Bailey.  Email him at  kdb@ds4si.org

2.  Candy Chang’s “I Wish This Was” project.

Here are papers on projects and ideas from Americans for the Arts, Animating Democracy.

A full tool kit to assist you with engaging communities via the arts can be purchased online.  But a number of the “tools” can be downloaded.  Click Here. 

Below are the handouts from the workshop.

Partnerships
Basics of Dialogue
Engaging Community in Creative Ways
Story Circle Process

Slide from Presentation by Barbara Bacon Schaffer

Slide from Presentation by Barbara Schaffer Bacon

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