• We need pooled interdisciplinary expertise to solve real life problems, Experts can clash over language, divergent perspectives, and knowledge gaps. Recognizing these barriers — and discussing how to overcome them — is crucial.

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Arts and the Community: Current Practice and New Visions

  • September 11, 2013
  • By a2ru      
This course explores ways in which to contribute to the remaking of the artist/audience paradigm.


Arts and the Community explores a range of ideas, ideologies and strategies that have historically been used to connect arts organizations to their communities, and also extends this practice to contribute to the remaking of the artist/audience paradigm. Students develop the ability to articulate and evaluate a variety of audience development strategies, devise an innovative audience development strategy, create plans for community based arts organizations modeled after religious and other values-based enterprises, and redesign arts marketing strategies to reflect the challenges and opportunities of the contemporary world.

Arts and the Community Syllabus