Access, Ownership, Engagement

We might theorize that an easy answer to the question of building and sustaining vibrant arts communities is to aggressively counter the charge of elitism, or the perception that “Art” (with a capital A, to be sure) is only for the educated and upwardly mobile.

Here are some accounts of efforts to make art and arts directly in the midst of a public, and accounts of opportunities and challenges it might raise:

Miami City Ballet

Plains Museum Crowdsources

Walters Art Museum Puts Collection Online

Public Art that the Public Doesn’t Like

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About jchall1960

I'm the instructor for FA 200, Introduction to the Arts at the University of Alabama
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