Episode 79

Community Engagement> Community Outreach with Doug Borwick

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Episode 79

Community Engagement> Community Outreach with Doug Borwick

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by goldenburggroup

If art organizations want to be viable, they must move beyond “art centricity.”

CEO of Arts Engaged and author of Engaged Now, Doug Borwick gives his expert perspective on community engagement and how it is more effective than outreach. In this episode, Doug distinguishes engagement from outreach and shares ingredients for effective community.

*****Timestamped Highlights*****

(5:45) Moving beyond “artist centricity”
(7:50) Doug defines community outreach
(8:45) Rethinking outreach
(9:56) Inspiring examples of community engagement: Houston Grand Opera, Queens Bridge, and Early Music Ensemble in Seattle
(13:36) Activities to avoid when doing community engagement
(15:10) Four ingredients to community engagement

“Outreach” implies that you are the center, and others
come to you for the good stuff.

(18:39) Community Engagement 101
(24:00) Do you need new money for community engagement?
(26:58) Doug shares the most transformative piece of music he has experienced

Links:

Doug’s Site/Consulting firm: www.artsengaged.com
Doug’s 8-fold path to community engagement: http://www.artsengaged.com/eightfoldpath
Doug’s Twitter: www.twitter.com/@dougborwick
Doug’s Book, Engage Now: A Guide to Making the Arts Indispensable: https://www.amazon.com/Engage-Now-Guide-Making-Indispensable/dp/0972780432/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1523378616&sr=8-1&keywords=engage+now+doug+borwick

 

 

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