Author(s): Adams, Marianna, Ed.D. and Cotter, Nancy
Date of Publication: Jun 01, 2011

As part of The MoMA Alzheimer’s Project, The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) and Audience Focus, Inc. investigated museum programs developed for people with Alzheimer’s disease and dementia (AD/D) and their caregivers.

Author(s): Francesca Rosenberg, Amir Parsa, Laurel Humble, and Carrie McGee
Date of Publication: Jan 01, 2009

This report describes the findings of a study designed to evaluate the efficacy of the Meet Me at MoMA program for people in the early stage of dementia and their family caregivers. This groundbreaking study provides the first formal evaluation that demonstrates, with both quantitative and qualitative evidence, the many benefits of making art accessible to people with Alzheimer’s disease and their caregivers. It also points out the elements of the program that have the greatest positive impact and those components that might be modified to further enhance its effects. This evaluation

Author(s): Amir Parsa and Laurel Humble
Date of Publication: Jan 01, 2009

The attached power point is from the webinar, The MoMA Alzheimer's Project: Image, Expression, Alzheimer's: Making Art Accessible to People with Dementia presentation by the Society for Arts and Healthcare in January of 2009.  The webinar presentors were Amir Parsa and Laurel Humble from the Department of Education at the the Museum of Modern Art in New York.

Author(s): Pink, Daniel
Date of Publication: Jan 01, 2008

Transcript of Daniel Pink's lecture, for the 21st Annual Nancy Hanks Lecture on Arts and Public Policy on March 31, 2008.

Author(s): Nowak, Jeremy
Date of Publication: Nov 30, 2007

Strategies for building an integrated vision of creativity and development in community-based arts and culture neighborhood development projects.

Author(s): Mark J. Stern and Susan C. Seifert
Date of Publication: Aug 31, 2007

This report focuses on the geographically-defined networks created by the presence of a density of cultural assets in particuar neighborhoods.

Author(s): Julia Margo and Mike Dixon with Nick Pearce and Howard Reed
Date of Publication: Oct 31, 2006

Children's personal skills are increasingly likely to influence their future earning potential, not just exam results, a think-tank suggests. Failure to teach key skills such as communication is widening the gap between rich and poor, says the Institute for Public Policy Research.

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): Cuesta, Carlo M.; Gillespie, Dana M.; Lillis, Padraic
Date of Publication: Aug 31, 2005

This report summarizes findings from a McKnight Foundations study which examined the impact of the arts on the community and economic health of eight rural Minnesota towns.

Date of Publication: Jun 02, 2005

The importance of the cultural planning approach and the development of an organised cultural cluster operating and renewing itself in a virtuous synergy with the other functions of the city, are analysed as key actions in putting culture at the centre of a sustainable urban development.