We are pleased to recommend this new book Using the Creative Arts for Transformational Learning by Tessa Mendel http://www.friesenpress.com/bookstore/title/119734000000317887/Tessa-Mendel-Using-the-Creative-Arts-for-Transformational-Learning

 

 TIP SHEETS FROM THE 4Cs FOUNDATION:
Strengthen Your 4Cs Community Arts Project with these 5 Ideas
Helpful Tips for Grant Applicants

RECOMMENDED 

Framing Community A Community Engaged Art Workbook: http://www.arts.on.ca/oac/media/oac/Publications/Framing-Community-A-Community-Engaged-Art-Workbook.pdf

Getting Here From There: A guidebook for facilitators by Hannah Lewis
a step-by-step, clear guide for using community-mapping for place-based environmental education, community development and social change - a great place to start developing a community arts project!

Bottlecap Little Bottle Cap: a guide for art projects utilizing recycled bottlecaps by Michelle Stitzlein

¡Viva! Community Arts and Popular Education in the Americas
Editor: Deborah Barndt http://www.btlbooks.com/bookinfo.php?index=227
With examples from community arts projects in five countries, this collection will inform and inspire students, artists, and activists. ¡Viva! is the product of a five-year transnational research project that integrates place, politics, passion, and praxis.

City Repair's Placemaking Guidebook and Transforming Space Into Place dvd
The essential guide to Placemaking and City Repair projects, from Portland Oregon's City Repair organization.
Also see: http://cityrepair.org/how-to/pmresources/

From the ARTS ENGAGE! TRAINING AND SYMPOSIUM 2010

Community Arts Project Management by Alice Evans:
http://prezi.com/i1g20vkpzsar/arts-engage-alice-evans/

Instructions for Pebble Mosaics from Glen Anderson:
http://www.4csfoundation.com/content/pebble-mosaic-instruction

OTHER RECOMMENDED PUBLICATIONS

GOAL (Grassroots Organizing and Youth Leadership) Toolkits download The project evaluation kit is especailly useful! http://www.artreachtoronto.ca/toolkits/the-goal-toolkits/

Artscape DIY: CREATIVE PLACEMAKING
http://www.artscapediy.org/Creative-Placemaking-Toolbox.aspx

Community Arts Workbook: A Vital Link
http://www.arts.on.ca/PageFactory.aspx?PageID=48