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Arts and civic engagement toolkit

As part of the Animating Democracy programme from Americans for the Arts they have created a suite of tools to help organisations think about their civic role.

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Sample tools available to download for free include

Developing a Logic Model
A development tool to help cultural organizations plan, define, and evaluate arts-based civic engagement projects

Imaging/Define/Design: Planning Arts-Based Civic Engagement Projects
Worksheets containing thoughtful questions, clarifying sidebars, and examples to help define a project’s core artistic elements and civic or social concerns

Areas of Impact: Civic, Artistic, Institutional
A planning document which reflects on the civic, artistic, and institutional impact of arts-based civic engagement projects

We highly recommend taking a look at their comprehensive website as well.

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