Community Development

Creative Placemaking: More than Murals

CREATIVE PLACEMAKING: MORE THAN MURALS
Learnings from the Enterprise Climate & Cultural Resilience program which explore the evolution of the Creative Placemaking field. It discusses what creative placemaking is and asks how can it be a more interdisciplinary tool, what is its benefit to community members, to community developers, and to national organizations?

Cultural Mapping

CULTURAL MAPPING: A HANDBOOK FOR DEVELOPING A CREATIVE PLACEMAKING TOOL

Cultural Mapping

CULTURAL MAPPING: A HANDBOOK FOR DEVELOPING A CREATIVE PLACEMAKING TOOL

Community Engaged Design in America

COMMUNITY ENGAGED DESIGN IN AMERICA
A resource to those interested in how architects, landscape architects, urban planners and designers are working in partnership with people and organizations from low income communities and low income communities of color to improve the quality of the built environment and to build local power and capacity. You are encouraged to get lost in the varied and dynamic content.

Creative Placemaking for Community Developers

CREATIVE PLACEMAKING FOR COMMUNITY DEVELOPERS
This report frames eight reasons to do creative placemaking and strategies for getting started. It also features case studies of how these strategies are being used by three community development organizations that are leading this practice in the field.

Creating Place: The Art of Equitable Community Building

CREATING PLACE: THE ART OF EQUITABLE COMMUNITY BUILDING
A multimedia collection of explorations, reflections, challenges, and offerings to the national dialogue around creative placemaking, created by ALTERNATE ROOTS members. Start by downloading the Creating Place digital book which contains an excerpt or overview of each Creating Place article, film, and podcast, as well as links to where you can see more.

National Opera Center of America Introduction to Civic Practice

NATIONAL OPERA CENTER OF AMERICA'S INTRODUCTION TO CIVIC PRACTICE
Without shared spaces to bridge divides, develop empathy and be pushed beyond the comfort zones of personalized news feeds, democracy will break down. The National Opera Center America lays out it's civic practice responsibilities.

Rural Placemaking: Making the Most of Creativity in your Community

RURAL PLACEMAKING: MAKING THE MOST OF CREATIVITY IN YOUR COMMUNITY (A RURAL VOICES ISSUE)
This issue of Rural Voices examines Creative Placemaking as it is practiced in rural communities. The term “creative placemaking” is only about a decade old, but rural community organizations have long taken on community-building endeavors that have included the arts. Creative placemaking offers the explicit recognition that arts and artists, when fully engaged with local stakeholders, are often a gel or a catalyst toward sustained community betterment and economic growth.

NACo Creative Placemaking Toolkit for Counties

NACO CREATIVE PLACEMAKING TOOLKIT FOR COUNTIES
NACo, in partnership with Americans for the Arts and with support from the NEA has launched the Creative Counties Placemaking Initiative to support counties as they work to identify and strengthen ways to integrate arts into solutions to local challenges.

MAPC ARTS & PLANNING TOOLKIT

MAPC ARTS & PLANNING TOOLKIT
A round-up of MAPCs favorite toolkits, resource guides, reports, and case studies pertaining to the intersection of arts, culture, planning, and community development.