Author(s): Markusen, Ann and Gadwa, Anne
Date of Publication: Jan 01, 2010

This white paper summarizes two decades of creative American placemaking, drawing on original economic research and case studies of pathbreaking initiatives in large and small cities, metropolitan to rural, as well as published accounts. The case studies stretch from Providence, Rhode Island, to Los Angeles, California, and from Arnaudville, Louisiana, and Fond du Lac, Minnesota, to Seattle, Washington. Each reveals a distinctive strategy that succeeded when initiators built partnerships across sectors, missions, and levels of government, leveraging funds from diverse sources and programs.<

Author(s): Baker, Ramona A.
Date of Publication: Feb 01, 2009

This Monograph will consider the changes in United Arts Funds as they are being thrust into a larger community leadership role, their causes, and the ways in which the field is adapting.

Author(s): Nicholas J. Cull
Date of Publication: Jul 31, 2007

Cull explores how "Black Watch" creativly addresses controversial topics such as war, racism, and consumerism.

Author(s): Ann Markusen, Sam Gilmore, Amanda Johnson, Titus Levi, Andrea Martinez
Date of Publication: Sep 30, 2006

Released November 2006, this study finds that many artists' work spans two or more sectors, that artists would increase such crossover if money were not an issue, and that each sector provides special artistic development opportunities.

Author(s): Consuelo I. Marshall
Date of Publication: Sep 30, 2006

Detailed Art in Public Places Work Plan covering steps to implement a new program for municipal government.

Author(s): The National Endowment for the Arts
Date of Publication: Sep 30, 2006

The Arts and Civic Engagement demonstrates with statistically reliable data that arts participation overwhelmingly correlates with positive individual and civic behaviors. Put simply, Americans who read books, visit museums, attend theater, and engage in other arts are more active in community life than those who do not.

Author(s): Carole Rosenstein
Date of Publication: Mar 05, 2006

Overview of nonprofit cultural heritage organizations in the and a snapshot of their structure, finances and programs.

Author(s): UNESCO
Date of Publication: Nov 01, 2005

Towards Knowledge Societies focuses in particular on the foundations on which knowledge societies that will optimize sustainable human development are constructed.

Author(s): Hodder, Robert
Date of Publication: Jul 10, 2005

This article examines local politics, racial attitudes, and public art standards in Richmond, VA, through the lens of a case study- the erection of the Arthur Ashe statue on Monument Avenue.

Author(s): Cohen-Cruz, Jan
Date of Publication: Mar 31, 2005

Local Acts presents a long-overdue survey of community-based performance from its early roots, through its flourishing during the politically-turbulent 1960s, to present-day popular culture.