Author(s): Americans for the Arts
Date of Publication: Mar 01, 2018

This one pager prepared in 2018 by Amercans for the Arts shows the value of Creative Industries. Nationally, 673,565 businesses are invovled in the creation or distribution of the arts, and they employ 3.48 million people, representing 4.01 percent of all U.S. businesses and 2.01 percent of all U.S. employee.

Author(s): Butler, Stuart and Cabello, Marcela
Date of Publication: Mar 01, 2018

The report first explores the way in which housing can affect the lives and success of individuals, and how the effect varies for different segments of the population.

Author(s): Hannah Bronson, MT-BC; Rebecca Vaudreuil, EDM, MT-BC; Joke Bradt, PHD, MT-BC
Date of Publication: Mar 01, 2018

This paper outlines current program models at two facilities, the National Intrepid Center of Excellence at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center and Intrepid Spirit Center at Fort Belvoir.

Author(s): Helicon Collaborative
Date of Publication: Feb 01, 2018

The goal of this field scan is to understand and frame how place-based arts and cultural inter-ventions, or “creative placemaking,” can advance sustainability outcomes in the context of community development. We focused on the U.S. context, although many of the issues and priorities identified are also globally relevant. [Introduction, p. 6]

Author(s): Respini, Eva
Date of Publication: Feb 01, 2018

Art in the Age of the Internet, 1989 to Today traces the relationship between internet culture and artistic practice through the work of contemporary artists such as Ed Atkins, Camille Henrot, and Anicka Yi, and looks back to pre-internet pioneers including Nam June Paik.

Author(s): Alisha Ali; Stephan Wolfert; Jocelin E. McGovern; Jennifer Nguyen; and Adam Aharoni
Date of Publication: Feb 01, 2018

In this paper, we propose a treatment-derived qualitative strategy for examining written narratives created through therapeutic encounters in trauma-informed care. This investigation involves the analysis of ten trauma monologues written by military veterans participating in a treatment program that uses dramatic verse as its therapeutic foundation.

Author(s): Gude, Olivia
Date of Publication: Jan 01, 2018

Public art and arts education have been intertwined by arts administrators, educators, and artists over many years. This foundational paper explores the intersection between public art and arts education by expanding on the current state of each field, the similarities between the two, and the opportunities currently present for further engagement between them.

Author(s): Cohen, Randy
Date of Publication: Jan 01, 2018

The arts are fundamental to our humanity. They ennoble and inspire us—fostering creativity, goodness, and beauty. The arts bring us joy, help us express our values, and build bridges between cultures. The arts are also a fundamental component of a healthy community—strengthening them socially, educationally, and economically—benefits that persist even in difficult social and economic times.

Author(s): M+R
Date of Publication: Jan 01, 2018

This study contains data about online fundraising, advocacy, and marketing.

Author(s): Davidson, Ben and Peck, Emily
Date of Publication: Dec 01, 2017

A Statistical Report on the Campaign Revenues of the Nation’s United Arts Funds during Fiscal Year 2016. Throughout the summer of 2017, the Americans for the Arts Private Sector Initiatives department solicited responses to the FY2016 United Arts Fund Campaign Survey. Surveys were distributed to a total of 45 united arts funds by email. Throughout the summer, non-responders were contacted by phone and/or via email to solicit their participation, including the option to participate in an abbreviated version. A total of 37UAFsparticipated in the survey.