Author(s): Prepared by Policy Economics Group, KPMG Peat Marwick
Date of Publication: Sep 30, 1994

A 1994 California Arts Council study on how the nonprofit arts contribute to California's economic growth and job creation.

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): Mara Walker and Johanna Misey Boyer
Date of Publication: June 2002

A Report from the First Joint Convention of Americans for the Arts and the National Assembly of State Arts Agencies

Author(s): Arlington County Cultural Affairs Division and Arthur, Nicole
Date of Publication: Mar 31, 1997

Arlington County, Va., has successfully developed a new way of working in this changing climate: the arts incubator. This new model of support is infinitely adaptable and transferable to any community interested in expanding its arts presence despite limited resources.

Author(s): Zelermyer, Rebecca
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1975

Art in America is now big business, with hundreds of galleries across the country from the largest cities to the smallest villages reflecting the public's increased appreciation and awareness. Based on the author's own successful experiences as a gallery owner, this book provides specific guidelines for opening and managing a small to medium-sized art gallery.

Author(s): Jones, Patrick M.
Date of Publication: 2005

Arts and culture not only attract creative workers but also have a positive impact on the community. Researcher a the University of Pennsylvania's Social Impact of the Arts Project found that the presence of art and culture offering in a neighborhood has a measurable impact on the strength of the community. (p.1).

Author(s): Bulick, Bill; with Coletta, Carol; Jackson, Colin; Taylor, Andrew; Wolff, Steven
Date of Publication: November 2003

Civic leaders around the are cultivating new economic development strategies to build creative capital, and many are taking a fresh look at how cultural development contributes to communities. This monograph examines issues related to these topics and provides a case study of a creative city.

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.

Date of Publication: Dec 07, 2006

Colleges are an important part of the creative sector. We offer what is all too rare: employment for artists, scientists, and other innovative thinkers in various disciplines; spaces to develop new work; and environments that ideally allow students and faculty members to experiment, take risks, and learn from their failures. But are our institutions playing the role that they should in helping to build the creative economy?

Author(s): Beate Becker
Date of Publication: Mar 31, 2006

Creative economies can not only enhance life and revitalize communities, but also foster new industries and employment.