Community Engagement

Civic Engagement and Community Outreach have been used so interchangeably in our tagging that we propose using one tag: "Community Engagement" instead

Michael Kaiser On Building Healthy Arts Organizations

In addition to expanding educational and artistic programming as president of the Kennedy Center, Michael Kaiser has become a prominent leader in arts management. Here are some of the insights he shared at Chorus America's 2014 Conference.

The Changing Grammar of Community Engagement

Past Imperfect, Present Future

If arts organizations want to stay relevant, the time has come to get serious about building connections with the wealth of creative activity in our communities.

Diversity: Necessary, But Not Sufficient

Talking about diversity is nothing new to us in the arts and cultural world. But to realize the fruits of these conversations, we need to move beyond the idea of diversity to a deeper level of understanding and respect for ourselves and others. 

Member Spotlight: Donald Schell, Music That Makes Community

Making music makes us human. So says Donald Schell, who along with his colleague Rick Fabian, leads Music That Makes Community, an organization that helps churches and other community groups break down the barriers to confident and nourishing group singing.

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