Author(s): Welch, Nancy; Taylor, Suzanne; Valdivia, Walter; Gober, Patricia , Ph.D.; Walth, Dwight, D.M.A; Dallett, Nancy, Editors
Date of Publication: Aug 31, 2003

This report provides statistical data and analysis of resources and challenges impacting the arts and cultural sector in Maricopa County, Arizona along with comparative data of nine other benchmark regions to aid in understanding characteristics that affect arts and culture.

Author(s): Johnstone, Mark
Date of Publication: Mar 31, 2003

The author discusses the controversy over the public art stipulation for the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels in Los Angeles, California.

Author(s): Baron, Robert
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 2002

While state funding represents a primary source of support for museums, its characteristics and significance have eluded recognition and analysis. Programs and funding mechanisms vary considerably among states, ranging from support for specific projects in museums by agencies that fund multiple types of cultural institutions to state agencies exclusively devoted to museums. The Museum Program of the New York State Council on the Arts, which supports all disciplines of museums, faced critical challenges to its leadership role as funding was restored following a period of severe retrenchment. It

Author(s): Pantalony, Rina Elster
Date of Publication: Nov 30, 2002

The article seeks to examine some intellectual property issues in order to add to the discussion. It proposes to review the latest trends in digital rights management technologies and examine the 'appropriateness' for the protection of cultural heritage content on the Internet.

Author(s): Lon Dubinsky and W.F. Garrett-Petts
Date of Publication: Oct 31, 2002

This paper focuses on the cultural future of small cities and on how cultural and arts organizations work together (or fail to work together) in a small city setting.

Author(s): Brooks, Arthur C. and Kushner, Roland J.
Date of Publication: Oct 01, 2002

The authors suggest proxy measures for quantyfing the presence of the arts in a city. They provide a sample of 20 American cities.

Author(s): al Chalabi, Margery
Date of Publication: Aug 31, 2002

In this paper, the author discusses the most recent change affecting American central cities and their downtowns the cultural renaissance.

Author(s): Strom, Elizabeth
Date of Publication: Aug 31, 2002

The importance of cultural institutions to contemporary revitalization efforts in U.S. cities is attributed to several factors, including cities' dependence on their consumption economies, cultural institutions' interest in improving their surroundings, and cultural institutions' abilities to draw on serious and popular art forms.

Author(s): Rectanus, Mark W.
Date of Publication: Apr 30, 2002

Photographer Annie Leibowitz collaborates with American Express on a portrait exhibition. Absolut Vodka engages artists for their advertisements. Philip Morris mounts an "Arts Against Hunger" campaign in partnership with prominent museums. Is it art or PR, and where is the line that separates the artistic from the corporate? According to Mark Rectanus, that line has blurred. These mergers of art, business, and museums, he argues, are examples of the worldwide privatization of cultural funding.

Author(s): Hager, Mark A. and Pollak, Thomas H.
Date of Publication: Apr 01, 2002

This report summarizes results from a survey of performing arts presenting organizations in the United States. The study was commissioned by the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation to supplement an evaluation of its Leadership Presenting Organizations program, and by the Association of Performing Arts Presenters to provide context for a series of presenting organization convocations and to provide a basis for future planning.