Author(s): Educational Facilities Laboratories
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1975

The doomsayers to the contrary, the arts are very much alive in America and are flourishing in their diversity and profusion. Many of the mushrooming arts activities are housed in buildings that were originally created for some other purpose. This is a good and natural development since historic conservation and neighborhood renewal are beginning to replace our cultural urge to tear down and build anew. It is also consistent with the undercapitalized and hand-to-mouth conditions of many arts organizations, especially those that are community based.

Author(s): Beaubien, Joan
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1975

This handbook on Artists and the Aging is an attempt to serve both as a report on a specific program and a guide to those who wish to develop similar programs. The specific project reported on here was carried out in St. Paul, Minnesota, under the guidance of COMPAS (Community Programs in the Arts and Sciences) and the support of a grant from the administration on Aging (U. S. Department of Health, Education and Welfare) over a two year period (1974-1976). The first chapter, Background: The St. Paul Project, reports in considerable detail on this program, its development, staffing,

Author(s): Coles, Robert
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1974

Background paper prepared for the 46th American Assembly, of Columbia University, held at Arden House, Harriman, New York, November 1974. The author, an expert in the development of the social case study method, looks at several disadvantaged individuals and shows how there is no time or energy for art museums in their lives. The author indicates the vast scale of social problems which originate much of the pressures on art museums. The author proposes a wider use of satellite museums to reach such disadvantaged populations.

Author(s): Advisory Council of National Organizations
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1974

In February 1974 CPB commissioned its Advisory Council of National Organizations (ACNO) to conduct a study and make recommendations to the Board of CPB regarding the role of the Corporation in the relationship between public broadcasting and education. It was recognized that it is difficult to draw precise boundaries around the functions of the various related organizations in public broadcasting, but for ACNO the Corporation was to be both the audience for the report and the target of the study. (from abstract)

Author(s): Isber, Caroline and Cantor, Muriel G.
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1974

This is a report from the National Task Force on Women established by the corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB). The Task Force has three objectives:

Author(s): Moon, Robert
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1973

This study, commissioned by the six New England state arts agencies, focuses on the following areas:

  1. Resources within the six states with regional programming potential.
  2. Regional cultural development needs of each state.
  3. Cultural developmental needs of the region as a whole.
  4. Recommendations for long range and short term regional action.
  5. Potential funding resources for regional programming from within and outside the six state area.
  6. Description of a regional information network linking the six state arts agencies. (p. 1).

Author(s): Murphy, Judith
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1972

The eleventh annual conference of the American Council for the Arts in Education, cosponsored by the Los Angeles Community Arts Alliance and the Department of Arts and Humanities, University Extension, University of California at Los Angeles.

Author(s): Scott, Mel
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1970

The author examines the federal - state developments in the arts during the 1960's. In particular, the author examines this relationship in California and New York. In 1965, when Congress provided for federal support of the arts by adopting The National Foundation on the Arts and the Humanities Act, many writers and critics, and even some congressmen and senators, believed that the had reached a great watershed in its cultural development. The rapid formation of official state arts councils and commissions in the next two years, and the emergence of a federal-state partnership in the arts

Author(s): Lynch, Robert L.
Date of Publication: May 15, 2019

Americans for the Arts president Robert L. Lynch's speech on the occasion of the Fifth Annual Robert Gard Lecture at the Arts Extension Service, of the University of Massachusetts at Amherst on June 19, 2003.

Author(s): Sterling, Carol
Date of Publication: May 15, 2019

Arts education is good for business. For many business executives, that proposition rings like a leaden tuning fork. Year after year, arts groups camp like mendicants on their doorsteps, seeking support for the local symphony or for yet another struggling, avant-garde theater group. More recently, those with hat in hand are likely to be scrabbling to rescue a school arts-education program that is going under. (from abstract)