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 firstname.lastname@example.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.