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.
(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
(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
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