Welcome to the ICASC directory of national and international art for social change organizations, networks, educational programs and opportunities.
This is a curated list focusing on art for social change – by no means a comprehensive community arts listing.
If you are looking for more complete Canadian community arts listings, we highly recommend ArtBridges’ directory at http://artbridges.ca/community/community_map.
This is a living resource. We will be updating and revising it as new information becomes available. You can filter this list by selecting from the various options below.
491 results found.
Artists in Healthcare Manitoba Organization / Multidisciplinary / Canada
Artists in Healthcare brings live music and arts to patients receiving treatment in oncology, palliative care, rehabilitation and dialysis. On units throughout hospitals in Manitoba our unique programs provide important benefits for patients, families, and staff as an oasis from stress and anxiet……read more
Artists Without Borders Organization / Multidisciplinary / Canada
Our mission is to offer children arts-based experiential learning opportunities that will help build a sense of wellbeing, confidence, and hope. These experiences are desperately needed, especially in third world areas suffering from poverty, conflict, and climate change. …read more
ArtReach Program, The Charlotte Street Arts Centre Organization / Multidisciplinary / Canada
ArtReach programming has reached socially and economically disadvantaged children, youth at risk, families, seniors, ethnic minority groups, abused women, homeless men, mental health patients and those rehabilitating after incarceration. These are individuals who would not normally have access to……read more
Arts & Alzheimers Organization / Multidisciplinary / Canada
Arts & Alzheimers is an art and music participation program for seniors with dementia living at home with their caregivers; stimulating minds & supporting caregivers. Dementia can affect a person’s ability to communicate leaving them feeling lonely and isolated. Parts of the brain a……read more
Arts & Health Project Organization / Multidisciplinary / Canada
The Arts & Health Project addresses the current gap in seniors’ services between those for well older adults and those for frail seniors who are in care. It provides professionally led arts programming for vulnerable seniors in community and seniors’ centres. The intended long-term outcome o……read more
Arts Academy, the Stephen Lewis Foundation Organization / Multidisciplinary / Canada
Holistic. Dynamic. Transformative. These are the underlying themes of the Arts, Activism and AIDS Academy. This pilot initiative of the Stephen Lewis Foundation will bring together African frontline workers to explore the innovative ways in which they integrate the arts into their community ……read more
Arts Collective Theatre (ACT) Organization / Theatre / Canada
Arts Collective Theatre (ACT) is committed to delivering educational theatre based practices to the Windsor – Essex Community and beyond. We look forward to developing new partnerships and through this active engagement, create further pathways of learning. Mentorship and learning opportuni……read more
Arts Network for Children and Youth (ANCY) Organization / Multidisciplinary / Canada
The mission of the Arts Network for Children and Youth is to ensure that all children and youth have the opportunity to experience creativity and the arts for their personal growth, social development and community involvement. …read more
Arts With Impact Canada Organization / Multidisciplinary / Canada
Art With Impact promotes mental wellness by creating space for young people to learn and connect through art and media. AWI is committed to a future where artists are revered as cultural icons of courage and change, enabling young people to communicate freely and fearlessly about their mental hea……read more
Arts4All Organization / Multidisciplinary / Canada
ARTS4ALL provides an expressive playground for all members of the Davenport Perth and Pelham Park neighbourhood in West Toronto. Professional artists collaborate with community members to create original works of art that celebrate and transform how we all live together. In our collaborations, di……read more
ArtSpot Productions Organization / Theatre / United States
ArtSpot Productions is an ensemble of artists dedicated to creating meticulously LIVE theater in New Orleans. Our productions are a sincere blend of disciplines developed through ensemble authorship, physically rigorous training, original music, interactive sculptural environments, and extended r……read more
ArtSpring Organization / Multidisciplinary / United States
At ArtSpring, we believe in the power of art to transform individuals and strengthen communities. Our mission is to provide arts-based educational programming to develop self-growth and effective life skills for incarcerated women, men and youth as well as other at-risk populations in underserved……read more
ArtStarts in Schools Organization, Training and Education / Multidisciplinary / Canada
ArtStarts in Schools is a not-for-profit organization that promotes art and creativity among British Columbia’s young people. Since 1996, ArtStarts has supported educators, artists, parents and students by offering a broad range of programs, services and resources to promote arts and creati……read more
ArtWorks Studio Organization / Multidisciplinary / Canada
The ArtWorks Studio is a safe and welcoming space for those who wish to learn new skills, have an avenue for self-expression and create art as a pathway to wellness. The studio is a place where we nurture the creative spirit and honour the whole person. Many participants of the ArtWorks Studio ha……read more
Artworks Studio, G.F. Strong Rehabilitation Centre Organization / Multidisciplinary / Canada
The Artworks Studio is located at G.F. Strong Rehabilitation Centre, which is British Columbia's largest rehabilitation hospital, providing treatment to registered clients between 14-65 years with a traumatic physical disability or chronic health condition. Purpose: Staff of the artworks stud……read more
ArtWorks/PhotoClub for People with Acquired Brain Injuries Organization / Multidisciplinary / Canada
ArtWorks/PhotoClub is a client-driven program developed over several years with support from professional local artists and photographers. Offered in groups, this initiative is designed to develop skills and self-confidence of people who have survived acquired brain injuries. This is a program th……read more
Ashtar Theatre Organization / Theatre / Palestinian Territory
ASHTAR is a dynamic local Palestinian Theatre with a truly progressive global perspective. We aim to promote creativity and commitment for change through a novel combination of specific training and acting programs and services and professional theatre performances. If marginalized audiences are ……read more
Asociación Luciérnaga Guatemala Organization / Multidisciplinary / Guatemala
Asociación Luciérnaga Guatemala produces, collects, analyzes and disseminates audiovisual materials that seek to contribute to the training of Guatemalan society through the key principles of human rights, gender, ecology, culture, working on the construction of a more human society. Lucie……read more