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Special edition of the Arts Education Policy Review

Dr. Dennie Palmer Wolf, Jeff Poulin, February 2021

In this special edition of Arts Education Policy Review (AEPR), Dennie Palmer Wolf and co-editor, Jeff Poulin of Creative Generation, bring together a variety of perspectives from community-based  >>

Book: Effective Leadership in Nonprofit Organizations

Dr. Thomas Wolf, January 02, 2014

How Executive Directors and Boards Work Together Managing a nonprofit organization has many challenges. One key to success is building a strong relationship between the executive director and  >>

The Arts and Socioemotional Development: Evaluating a New Mandate for Arts Education

Dr. Steven John Holochwost, Dr. Dennie Palmer Wolf, Kelly R. Fisher, Kelly O'Grady, Kristin M. Gagnier, October 26, 2017

Abstract In this chapter, we present the results of our assessment of the impacts of arts education on the development of socioemotional skills. For this inquiry, we collected  >>

Book: The Nightingale’s Sonata

Dr. Thomas Wolf, June 4, 2019

Spanning generations, from the shores of the Black Sea to the glittering concert halls of New York, The Nightingale’s Sonata is a richly woven tapestry centered around violin virtuoso  >>

Impact of an Intensive Arts and Culture Internship on Under-served High School Students

Henry Clapp, September 28, 2021

Background On-the-job work experiences are essential for developing students’ interest in future education and careers, as well as their hard and soft career skills. Capable mentors appear to be  >>

All the World’s a Stage: Venues and Settings, and the Role they Play in Shaping Patterns of Arts Participation

Alan Brown, Summer 2012

Why will some people engage with art in one setting, but not another? For example, why will someone watch great drama on television at home, but never darken  >>

To Stream, or Not to Stream?

Joseph H. Kluger, Michael Bronson, Summer 2021

Orchestras raced to put music online during the pandemic as a matter of necessity. But the move to streaming only accelerated a trend that was already underway. As  >>

An Architecture of Value

Can you explain, in simple terms, how you or someone you know is changed by listening to music, watching a dance performance, looking at an artwork, or writing  >>

All Hands On Deck: A Call to Action for Arts and Public Health

Alan Brown, January 26, 2021

For nine months during 2020 we navigated the worst crisis to hit the arts and culture sector in modern times. Diminished and weary, we soldiered on valiantly in  >>