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Arts & Culture, City of Boston
Our office enhances the quality of life, the economy, and the design of the City through the arts. The role of the arts in all aspects of life in Boston is reinforced via equitable access to arts and culture in every community, its public institutions, and public places.
Alliance for the Arts in Research Universities
A design lab dedicated to amplifying the voices of social change movements through art and community engagement.
Art for Social Change
UMass Dartmouth Library
Artists for Community Transformation Intl
by developing, empowering, and celebrating these artistic servant-leaders and their creative efforts toward embracing a lifestyle of service to others, their community, their culture and the world."
"Creative placemaking happens when artists and arts organizations join their neighbors in shaping their community’s future, working together on place-based community outcomes."
Artworks for Change
"Creating contemporary art exhibitions around the world to address critical social and environmental issues."
"On this platform we share stories of artists and their impact in community, and free, practical toolkits for artist-engaged programs, from professional development to creative placemaking to fun projects to bring people together."
Four Ways Artists Can Help Heal Communities
"Project HEAL uses the arts to enable communities to work toward health equity, hand-in-hand with policymakers, health care institutions, nonprofits, and others."
Imagining America: Artists & Scholars in Public Life
"creates democratic spaces to foster and advance publicly engaged scholarship that draws on arts, humanities, and design. We catalyze change in campus practices, structures, and policies that enables artists and scholars to thrive and contribute to community action and revitalization."
The Laundromat Project
"We make sustained investments in growing a community of multiracial, multigenerational, and multidisciplinary artists and neighbors committed to societal change by supporting their artmaking, community building, and leadership development."
Neighborhood Postcard Project
"Residents share personal positive stories about their neighborhood on a postcard and those postcards are delivered to random people in different neighborhoods within that same city to break down stereotypes and build community."
Project for Public Spaces
" placemaking inspires people to collectively reimagine and reinvent public spaces as the heart of every community. Strengthening the connection between people and the places they share, placemaking refers to a collaborative process by which we can shape our public realm in order to maximize shared value. "
Social Workers & Community Arts Projects
"For social workers, being involved in a community art project can be among the most rewarding and dynamic experiences. Primarily focused on engaging a community or a group of people, community arts projects involve a variety of media and often function to facilitate a dialogue within a group. Many of these projects are created and envisioned with the help of professional artists."
Springboard for the Arts
"platform sharing artful ideas for stronger communities, and is the national program of Springboard for the Arts. On this platform we share stories of artists and their impact in community, and free, practical toolkits for artist-engaged programs, from professional development to creative placemaking to fun projects to bring people together."
Supporting Artists in Community Settings - Grantmakers in the Arts
"a national association of public and private arts funders - providing members with resources and leadership to support artists and arts organizations."