Author(s): Hanna, Gay and Perstein, Susan
Date of Publication: Sep 01, 2008

This Monograph is intended to begin dialogue within the arts field about arts and creativity programs by and for older people by providing basic information on current trends and opportunities to integrate creativity and aging.

Author(s): MacNeil, Robert
Date of Publication: Jan 01, 2007

Transcript of Robert MacNeil's lecture, for the 20th Annual Nancy Hanks Lecture on Arts and Public Policy on March 12, 2007.

Author(s): Maria Rosario Jackson and Florence Kabwasa-Green
Date of Publication: Jan 01, 2007

The development of affordable spaces for artists to live and/or work is certainly an important matter for artists, but it can also be an important issue for people concerned with a range of social issues, including economic development, civic engagement, community collective action and community quality of life. This report considers how artist space developments have been positioned and the arguments made to garner support for them, the advocacy strategies used, and the impacts claimed or anticipated.

Author(s): Ewell Gard, Maryo
Date of Publication: Dec 01, 2006

Part history, part case study, and part “idea bank,” we hope this Monograph will serve as a tribute to the accomplishments of a vibrant and growing field, as well as a catalyst and guidepost for those new pioneers who have just begun their journey.

Author(s): Ann Markusen, Sam Gilmore, Amanda Johnson, Titus Levi, Andrea Martinez
Date of Publication: Sep 30, 2006

Released November 2006, this study finds that many artists' work spans two or more sectors, that artists would increase such crossover if money were not an issue, and that each sector provides special artistic development opportunities.

Author(s): Ann Markusen and Amanda Johnson
Date of Publication: Jan 31, 2006

A new study from the University of Minnesota Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs, "Artists' Centers: Evolution and Impact on Artists, Neighborhoods, and Economies," shows that Minnesota's strong creative economy owes much of its success to the unusual number and quality of dedicated gathering spaces for artists in Minnesota. The study profiles 22 arts centers and individual artists.

Author(s): Safire, William
Date of Publication: Jan 01, 2006

Transcript of William Safire's lecture, for the 2006, 19th annual Nancy Hanks Lecture on Arts and Public Policy.

Author(s): Tyler Cowen
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 2005

"Bringing serious attention to the neglected issue of the American way of funding the arts, Good and Plenty is essential reading for anyone concerned about the arts or their funding."

Author(s): William Cleveland
Date of Publication: Nov 30, 2005

The focus is exemplary arts-based programs that have had a significant and sustained positive impact on their communities. For the purposes of this inquiry significant and sustained positive impactン is defined as change leading to the long-term advancement of human dignity, health and/or productivity. Long-term in this context is defined as a minimum of ten years.

Author(s): Suzanne Callahan
Date of Publication: Nov 30, 2004

Singing Our Praises is designed to demystify evaluation by highlighting glowing examples of arts presenters who have used it to learn about their success. Through real-life stories, concrete tools and techniques adapted from other fields, arts practitioners are trained to design their own evaluations in order to reveal the value of their arts programs.