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COMMUNITY ARTS & THE MUSEUM: A Handbook for Institutions Interested in Community Arts

"This handbook is the legacy of the ArtsAccess project, a four year partnership between the Art Gallery of Ontario, the Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery, the Thunder Bay Art Gallery, and the Woodland Cu...

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TAC Art in the Parks Handbook

"A handbook compiled by the Toronto Arts Council to make it easier for artists and arts organizations to program in Toronto parks. We all benefit from the excellent, engaging and entertaining arts pro...

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It Can Be Done: How to Create a Community Play

"This handbook will show techniques used to animate young people to write about their own community....Emerging student playwrights will see examples of improvisation, choosing subject matter, charact...

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HATS Handbook: Action Theatre as a model for community education

A toolkit for 'community workers, group leaders, animators and individuals interested in seniors theatre or in the use of theatre as a community development and education tool'. Includes info about Action ...

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Standards Program Handbook

This guide provides background info on how to navigate Imagine Canada's Standards Program.

"Imagine Canada’s Standards Program offers a Canada-wide set of shared standards for charitie...

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Aboriginal Presenters Handbook: Music Events

Designed for festival and event organizers who are planning to bring musicians into northern communities, this handbook includes a sample contract, tips on budgeting and negotiating artist fees, promo idea...

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Community Arts Workbook: Another Vital Link

This early community arts handbook created by the Ontario Arts Council provides a basic grounding in community arts, tips for developing and implementing projects, and images and stories from specific proj...

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Volunteer Guidelines

Guidelines for program volunteers, developed by Art City St. James Town

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Art Starts Employee Handbook

Full employee handbook from Art Starts

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Mural Production Handbook

For those who want to have a mural project but are unclear as to how to go about it. This concise and easy to read collection has been designed as a handy tool and reference guide for anyone interested in ...

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Arts-Informed Evaluation: A Creative Approach to Assessing Community Arts Practices

Designed for community artists and participants, this handbook aims to help the reader 'explore and articulate their ways that are relevant to them and accessible to others'. Includes back...

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