Author(s): Jan C. Semenza
Date of Publication: Aug 31, 2003

Collective actions of "place-making" in Sunnyside, Portland, OR through community involvement in public art has resulted in increased social capital, thus revitalizing the community, and expanded social networks among residents have stimulated a sense of well-being.

Author(s): Technology Partnership Practice and Battelle Memorial Institute, Editors
Date of Publication: Aug 31, 2003

This report presents the results of a benchmarking study conducted for the Maricopa Regional Task Force on Arts and Culture Force (representing Maricopa County, Arizona) to compare the approach being taken to support investment in arts and culture in nine peer and competitor regions.

Author(s): Welch, Nancy; Taylor, Suzanne; Valdivia, Walter; Gober, Patricia , Ph.D.; Walth, Dwight, D.M.A; Dallett, Nancy, Editors
Date of Publication: Aug 31, 2003

This report provides statistical data and analysis of resources and challenges impacting the arts and cultural sector in Maricopa County, Arizona along with comparative data of nine other benchmark regions to aid in understanding characteristics that affect arts and culture.

Author(s): Nichols, Bonnie
Date of Publication: Jun 30, 2003

This document was released in July 2003 to correlate with The National Endowment for the Arts Survey of Public Participation in the Arts (SPPA). The survey indicates that in 2002, 39% of American adults, about 81 million persons, attended a benchmarkン art activity. Those include attendance of jazz, classical music, opera, musicals, plays, ballets, and art museums. This paper examines the demographic characteristics of the 2002 statistics and details arts attendance rates by demographic group (sex, race, ethnicity, age, income, and education); how the demographic groups are distributed among

Author(s): National Endowment for the Arts
Date of Publication: Jun 30, 2003

Since 1982, the National Endowment for the Arts has tracked the nations participation in the arts; its Survey of Public Participation in the Arts, or SPPA, is the most comprehensive national survey on arts participation. The 2002 survey was collected as a supplement to the Current Population Survey conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau and is the fifth NEA survey on the topic. Counting all the art forms and means of participation examined in this study, 76% of American adults, or 157 million persons, made the arts part of their lives from August 2001 until August 2002. In this time, nearly

Author(s): Fronville, Claire L. and Raj Isar, Yudhishthir
Date of Publication: Jun 05, 2003

During three days in June 2003, 33 individuals from seven countries met at the University of Texas at Austin to discuss the international creative sector. This report summarizes the issues discussed and conclusions reached during that meeting, held June 5-7, which was the second in a series of UNESCO-initiated meetings about current issues in the arts and cultural industries.

Author(s): Wuthnow, Robert
Date of Publication: Apr 30, 2003

Robert Wuthnow shows how music and art are revitalizing churches and religious life across the nation in this first-ever consideration of the relationship between religion and the arts.

Author(s): Grams, Diane and Warr, Michael
Date of Publication: Feb 28, 2003

This report demonstrates how small budget arts activities play a role in leveraging both local and non-local assets for neighborhood improvement.

Author(s): Voss, Zannie Giraud and Voss, Glenn B.
Date of Publication: Jan 01, 2003

2003 marks TCG's 29th year of presenting Theatre Facts, an annual report on the field's attendance, performance and fiscal health, based on information provided by theatres that participate in the annual TCG Fiscal Survey. This report contains information for the fiscal year that theatres completed any time between September 1, 2002, and August 31, 2003, the year following 9/11. The economic downturn that affected most sectors during this period also had a negative impact on the nonprofit professional theatre industry. Theatres continue to make tremendous contributions to the nation's artistic

Author(s): Socratic Technologies
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 2002

The New Yorker and LaPlaca Cohen, a cultural marketing consulting firm, wanted to better understand the opinions of New Yorker Compass members regarding culture compared to the general population. Respondents were asked to reveal their opinions regarding visual and performing arts and the roles of culture. Socratic Technologies, a market research firm specializing in Web-based research, conducted this survey.