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): Harrell, Rodney,
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 2002

A report on Marylands Heritage Areas Program which was prepared for Maryland's Department of Legislative Services 2004 legislative session.

Author(s): The Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance
Date of Publication: Sep 30, 2006

An analysis of the Philadelphia cultural sector generated by the Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance published by the Pew Charitable Trusts and the William Penn Foundation. The report reviews data from 218 organizations and finds that the art and cultural sector provides 14,000 jobs and more than 12 million visits to the area annually. Findings also indicate that the portion of the cultural sector with the greatest need for financial investment are smaller and emerging organizations.

Author(s): Levine, Mindy N.
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1991

Beyond the transformative power of the arts - to shape individual lives and communities, to entertain and inspire - they are, quite simply, good for business and good for the image of New York City. Millions of visitors stream to New York City, drawn, in large measure, by the city's reputation as the cultural capital of the nation and the world. An estimated 25.5 million people visited the city in 1988 and spent a total of 9.78 billion dollars. Even at a time when so many industries face recession, tourism remains one of the city's most vigorous economic sectors.

Author(s): Richard LLoyd
Date of Publication: Nov 30, 2002

Drawing on an extended case study of Chicagos Wicker Park neighborhood, this article develops the concept of neo-bohemia that creates the context for the redevelopment of former industrial spaces in Chicago.

Author(s): Vaughn, David Roger and Booth, Peter
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1988

In 1985 studies of the economic impact of tourism and associated arts developments were commissioned to assess the impacts of tourism and the arts on Merseyside and to identify the means by which the apparent potential could be realized.

Author(s): Graves, Frank L.
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1988

In this paper, the author discusses the results of an integrated analysis of culture-tourism pilot programs conducted in five Canadian cities in 1987. The overall purpose of the research was to consolidated knowledge about how culture and tourism interact and to suggest practical implications for future endeavors in this area.

Author(s): Baron, Robert
Date of Publication: Jan 31, 1996

Local arts agencies pioneering folk arts programming have found that it opens new relationships to underserved sectors of their communities, furthers mutual understanding between different cultural groups, and offers accessible new artistic experiences.

Author(s): NGA (National Governors Association) Center for Best Practices
Date of Publication:

Many states have created arts-based economic development strategies to support rural communities across the who are confronting economic development issues.

Author(s): Mitchell, Clare and Wall, Geoffrey
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1988

Paper presented at the Fifth International Conference on Cultural Economics held at the Canada Council, Ottawa, Canada, September 27-30, 1988.