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Real Art Ways

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Creating Meaningful Dialogue at Arts Events: Getting beyond Q & A, testimonial, art critique, or soapbox oratory!

This great 2-page handout was created for a workshop at NCDD's 2006 conference called "Inquiring Minds Want to Know: What Do the Arts Have to Do With Dialogue?" Presenters Leah Lamb, Ellen Schneider, and Pam Korza list challenges, offer strategies for effectively engaging audiences in civic dialogue at arts events, provide examples of how dialogue professionals can learn to incorporate art to support their dialogue goals, and more. (continue)

Dvorak in America: In Search of the New World

In 2003 and 2004, the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra (NJSO) Winter Festival explored issues of American identity through music by Antonin Dvorak. Inspired by Antonin Dvorak's advice that composers should turn to indigenous sources (such as African American spirituals and Native American chant) for inclusion in classical composition, NJSO explored American music and identity through activities and performances. (continue)

Wallace House Foundation

The Wallace House Foundation commemorates the remarkable influences of the Wallace Family on Iowa, the nation and the world. The Foundation preserves the Wallace House as a historical center and meeting facility, and facilitates discussion of and education about contemporary issues in agriculture, conservation, democracy and quality of life. (continue)

Florentine Films/Hott Productions, Inc.

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McMullen Museum of Art

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San Diego REPertory Theatre

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Immigrant Body

Immigrant Body was a year-long project of filmmaker Maritza Mosquera that focused on individual and group dialogues between immigrants from all over the world. The installation included video, text and portrait prints. Mosquera uses listening and dialogue to gather text and images for the projects. (continue)

Wendy Ewald, Photographer

Over the course of several weeklong visits the fall and winter of 2003, internationally acclaimed American photographer Wendy Ewald worked with a group of third, fourth, and fifth graders at Richmond, Virginia's Carver Elementary School. Together, they developed photographic images and text exploring the students' perceptions of self, community, and home. (continue)

Foundation for the Carolinas

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