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): Sinclair, Mark
Date of Publication: Jan 31, 2003

A new breed of human resources and recruitment consultancies are offering expertise to creative companies to help these firms make the most of their staff and business. These consultancies perform "health checks" on firms' human-resources status and offer solutions to any detected problems. This allows the company to focus on the core of its business: creativity.

Author(s): National Research Council of the National Academies
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 2002

A new domain is emerging: information technology and creative practices, or ITCP. This alliance between technology and art/design may yield much in the ways of social and economic good, and should be invested in.

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): 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): Canada Council, Research and Evaluation Section
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1992

ARTSTATS is a compendium of statistics on the arts and culture in Canada which evolved from an earlier publication entitled Selected Arts Research Statistics (SARS). The tables which make up this new volume are intended to provide readers with a wide range of quantitative evidence concerning culture in this country.

Author(s): Ontario Arts Council
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1989

As part of the activities marking the 25th Anniversary of the Ontario Arts Council in 1988, a census of arts activities occurring on a single day was conducted among non-profit professional arts organizations in Ontario, most of them clients of OAC. The aim of the Ontario Arts Census was to produce a report showing the variety, distribution, financial magnitude, employment and volunteer activity of arts organizations on a given day. The result is a snapshot of the non-profit professional arts activity of responding organizations on that day.

Author(s): Jevnikar, Jana
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1980

Careers in the arts is designed for use by undergraduates, graduates, and beginning professionals pursuing a career in any of the creative, technical, or administrative arts fields. It's purpose is to identify the books, organizations, and other resources which can increase your awareness of employment prospects in the arts.