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Aesthetic Perspectives: Attributes of Excellence
in Arts for Change
Written by respected peers, COMPANION GUIDES offer ideas and insights to help these users apply the framework to address their needs and interests.
NEW! Teaching Artists
By Dennie Palmer Wolf and Jeannette Rodríguez Píneda
Learn how to use the framework to: engage young people in art-making, conversations, and reflection informed by the values of Arts for Change; and provide an expanded set of qualities of well-designed and implemented Arts for Change projects and artworks for use in program design, implementation, and evaluation.
By Mark Valdez, theater artist/organizer
Learn how to use the framework to: spark creative ideas, set priorities in planning, frame artistic intent, describe work, aid self-assessment, and enhance dialogue with communities, partners, and supporters.
By M. Christine Dwyer, RMC Research
Learn how to use the framework to: frame program mission, design application materials, guide processes for proposal review including panelist guidelines, and evaluate grantee outcomes.
Evaluators / Researchers
By Susannah Laramee Kidd, Fellow and Research Analyst, L.A. County Arts Commission, independent evaluator
Learn how to use the framework to: frame questions that help define program purposes and guide assessment of aesthetics in arts and social justice work.
By Bob Leonard, Professor of Theatre, Virginia Tech
Learn how to use the framework to: guide written analysis, shape curriculums, and focus areas of study.
By Sara Reisman, Shelley & Donald Rubin Foundation and The 8th Floor gallery
Learn how to use the framework to: evaluate the aesthetics of an exhibition, develop interpretive materials and dialogue activities, and communicate aesthetic dimensions of Arts for Change work.