Arts & Culture Briefing Papers

AEP Wire: Doing Well and Doing Good by Doing Art

By James Catterall, Published March 2010 by the Arts Education Partnership

Many Voices 2006 Diversity Report

Champions of Change: The Impact of the Arts on Learning

An extensive report of a compilation of seven major studies that provide new evidence of enhanced learning and achievement when students are involved in a variety of arts experiences.

Coming Up Taller Report

Describes how local artists and educators help turn around the lives of young people and identifies the common characteristics of effective arts and humanities programs. Produced by The President’s Committee on the Arts and the Humanities with Americans for the Arts.

Improving Learning in Schools with Arts Partners in the Community

Presents the major impacts on school policy and practices, the principles of effectiveness and key questions to be addressed in each stage of development of successful arts education partnerships.

Involving Youth in the Arts Project Executive Summary

A publication of the William and Flora Hewlitt Foundation

The Lobbying and Advocacy Handbook for Nonprofit Organizations (Amherst H. Wilder Foundation)

The Social Impact of the Arts Project (SIAP)

SIAP is committed to developing methods for studying the role of arts and culture in contemporary American society.