Resources We Like
"Towards a 21st Century Strategy for Grantmakers" Bill Ivey address to Grantmakers in the Arts conference October 11, 2008.
Social Impact of the Arts Project
For the Record: Evaluating Audience Development Initiatives, Association of Performing Arts Presenters, Marcy Hinand Cady and Paul Connolly
Arts and Culture in the Metropolis: Strategies for Sustainability. RAND Corporation. Kevin F. McCarthy, Elizabeth Heneghan Ondaatje, Jennifer L. Novak.
Arts, Inc: How Greed and Neglect Have Destroyed Our Cultural Rights. Bill Ivey, U of California Press, 2008
Cultural ParticipationTo Top
Reggae to Rachmaninoff: How and Why People Participate in Arts and Culture. Urban Institute. Christopher Walker and Stephanie D. Scott-Melnyk.
Gifts of the Muse Reframing the Debate About the Benefits of the Arts. RAND. Kevin F. McCarthy, Elizabeth Heneghan Ondaatje, Laura Zakaras, Arthur Brooks.
A New Framework for Building Participation in the Arts. RAND Corporation. Kevin McCarthy and Kimberly J. Jinnett.
Cultural Vitality in Communities: Interpretation and Indicators. Maria Rosario Jackson, Florence Kabwasa-Green and Joaquin Herranz.
Cultural Engagement in California's Inland Regions by Alan Brown
Engaging Art: The Next Great Transformation of America's Cultural Life. Steven Tepper and Bill Ivey. 2007.
Cultural Participation Planning Handbook: A Guide for Presenters and their Collaborators. Paul Connelly and Marcy Hinand Cady. 2001.
Sustainability and SystemsTo Top
"Whole Measures" guidebook. Center for Whole Communities.
Resilience Thinking: Sustaining Ecosystems and People in a Changing World Walker, Brian and David Salt.
Management StrategiesTo Top
Switch: How to Change Things When Change is Hard. Chip Heath and Dan Heath.
Strategic Intuition. William Duggan
Linchpin. Seth Godin
Leadership and the New Science: Discovering Order in a Chaotic World. Margaret Wheatley.
Built to Last, Successful Habits of Visionary Companies, James C. Collins and Jerry I. Porras, 1994.
Good to Great and the Social Sectors, Jim Collins, 2005.
The Five Most Important Questions You Will Ever Ask about your Organization, Peter F. Drucker, et al, 2008
High Performance Nonprofit Organizations, Christine W. Letts, William P. Ryan, Allen Grossman, 1999.
The Beak of the Finch, Jonathan Weiner
The Ten Faces of Innovation, Tom Kelley, 2005.
Standing Room Only. Philip Kotler and Joanne Scheff Bernstein. 1997.
The Fifth Discipline: The Art & Practice of The Learning Organization. Peter Senge. 2006.
Jamming: The Art and Discipline of Business Creativity. John Kao, 1997.
Peak: How Great Companies Get Their Mojo from Maslow. Chip Conley. 2007.
Sparks of Genius: The 13 Thinking Tools of the World’s Most Creative People. Robert and Michele Root-Bernstein
The Art Instinct. Beauty, Pleasure and Human Evolution. Denis Dutton
Take Time for Paradise Bart Giamatti. 1989.
Creativity: Flow and the Psychology of Discovery and Invention Mihalyi Czikszentmihalyi, 1997.
Here Comes Everybody: The Power of Organizing Without Organizations. Clay Shirkey. 2009.
Made to Stick: Why Some Ideas Survive and Others Die. Chip Heath and Dan Heath. 2007.
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Big Thought Dallas
Arts Education Partnership
An Unfinished Canvas: A Review of Large-Scale Assessment in K-12 Arts Education. Regie Stites, Heather Malin, SRI International Center for Education Policy. 2008.
An Unfinished Canvas: District Capacity and the Use of New State Funds for Arts Education in California.Katrina Woodworth, Ashley Campell et al, SRI International Center for Education Policy. 2009