Author(s): Shaw, Douglas V.
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1988

The Great Northern Railroad was the most northern of transcontinental rail lines, connecting St. Paul with Seattle across the Great Plains and Rocky Mountains. Running through largely unsettled territory when completed in the 1870s, the railroad worked hard to create a traffic which would eventually justify the investment and pay a return on capital.

Author(s): Varette, S.E
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1986

Paper presented at the Fourth International Conference on Cultural Economics held May 12-14, 1986, at the Palace of the Popes in Avignon, France.

Author(s): Tighe, Anthony J.
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1984

The importance of the connection between the arts and tourism was recognized by Anthony Tighe long ago. He designed the survey that is the basis for this study with three purposes in mind: first, to determine how state art agencies and state tourism agencies were working together; second, to find model projects that could be shared; and, most important, to make more people aware of the potential benefits of arts and tourism partnerships. He is to be commended for convincing others that the project was worth undertaking. A special word of thanks is also in order for Garry Wallace, who prepared

Author(s): Radich, Anthony J. and Nagel, Roberta Lee
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1984

This is a report of the meeting of the Arts, Tourism and Cultural Resources Committee of the National Conference of State Legislatures, held in Virginia, November 1985, on state appropriations to the arts. The Arts, Tourism and Cultural Resources Committee held meetings in Virginia on November 8-10, 1985.

Author(s): Zimmermann, Agnes
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1984

This report contains summaries of two meetings of the Arts, Tourism, and Cultural Resources Committee, one held in Sacramento and the other held in San Francisco. This meeting, which took place November 11-13, was convened in several of Sacramento's historic buildings. Discussion topics included California's art programs. in prisons and mental institutions, the John F. Kennedy Center's Imagination Celebration, art therapy with the severely mentally disturbed, and the role of the humanities in stimulating creativity. (p. 1)

Author(s): Yankelovich, Skelly and White
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1982

Author(s): American Council for the Arts
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1980

In October 1980, several hundred people from across the and Canada assembled in Toronto for a conference focused upon a $214 billion industry - tourism. The conference, entitled The Arts & Tourism: A Profitable Partnership, marked the first time that arts and tourism representatives had assembled at a national meeting to explore the potential for cooperative ventures. For three days, delegates listened to speeches, gathered information, asked probing questions and made new contacts, becoming both participants and observers in a form designed to broaden the horizons of two industries

Author(s): Canada Council, Research and Evaluation Section
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1979

The data necessary to draw meaningful statistical correlations between tourism and festival attendance does not currently exist. What data do exist are largely of a one-time nature. Nevertheless, available information does provide some indication of the role of culture, both on a national level and on the level of specific cultural events, in attracting visitors to Canada.

Author(s): Wiener, Louise
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1979

This paper juxtaposes trends and observations in American cultural and tourism development and suggest strenghened collaborative efforts between the two professions can foster mutually advantageous new market. The term, 'cultural resources,' refers to profit and non-profit activities in the arts, humanities, and historic preservation. . . . The article outlines the levels of interest in American presentations in various cultural disciplines in Japan, the U.S.S.R., France, Germany, Great Britain, Egypt, Kenya, South Africa and Cuba. It can be interpreted as a preliminary data profile on

Author(s): Yankelovich, Skelly and White
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1978

This is a report on the survey of out-of-town visitors to the Tutankamen Exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Interviewing took place at the exit to the exhibit during four one-week periods: January 2, February 6, March 6, and April 3. The purpose of the research was twofold: To study the extent to which the Museum serves as a stimulus for visits to New York City and generates important spending dollars for all aspects of the economy of the City. To learn about the audience profile of out-of-town visitors to the Museum during this special exhibit, and the extent to which it attracted