Author(s): YouthARTS Development Project
Date of Publication: Jan 01, 1998

The toolkit, although out of print is available as a static website at The toolkit is designed to give arts agencies, juvenile justice agencies, social service organizations, and other community-based organizations detailed information about how to plan, run, provide training, and evaluate arts programs for at-risk-youth. The toolkit was created in 1998.

Author(s): Arts and Business Council
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1990

Become involved behind the scenes as a volunteer in the exciting world of theatre, dance, museums, music, literature, film - the whole array of the arts. Your free time and special skills can make a tremendous difference in helping nonprofit arts organizations bring the arts to you and your community. Read further and you will learn:

Author(s): Ellis, Susan J.
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1986

The author decides the issue of volunteer evaluation and from her standpoint, it is good management practice ot evaluate whether the expense is justified.

Author(s): Meyer, Peter
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1986

Review by Joseph Wesley Zeigler of the book Surveying your Arts Audience [Washington, DC: Publishing Center for Cultural Resources, 1985, 80 p.].

Author(s): Brinkerhoff, Derick W.; Kanter, Rosabeth Moss; and Stein, Barry
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1978

A bibliography of references on the topics of performance evaluations for the series of working papers, number 8, 9 and 10 from the Program on Non-Profit Organizations (PONPO). No abstracts are included.

Author(s): Ewell, Peter T.
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1977

This booklet provides guidelines for setting un an inexpensive arts needs assessment survey in a small community.

Author(s): Peterson, George L. and Anas, Alex
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1976

There is a growing need for scientific methods of assessing demand for cultural and artistic leisure time activities. This paper presents concepts and methods currently being developed and tested as part of a study of urban recreation demand. The study includes artistic and cultural activities as part of a much broader spectrum of leisure time pursuits. Our approach to demand assessment is based on an explanation of the individual choice process underlying recreational behavior, rather than on observation of aggregate patterns of behavior. Our approach hinges on six basic concepts which

Author(s): Silk, Yeal Z. Mahan, Stacey. Morrison, Robert.
Date of Publication: May 2015

The State Status Report provides a review of arts education access by comparing and condensing the data from the 24 existing state studies.

Author(s): The Massachusetts Cultural Council
Date of Publication: May 15, 2019

This report examines the investment of the state of Massachusetts in the arts and culture. According to the report, Massachusetts ranks 42nd in the nation in the average grant it awards to cultural organizations and community projects. 

Author(s): Lord, Clayton
Date of Publication: January 2019

A report on the first two years of progress following the 2016 adoption of the Americans for the Arts Statement on Cultural Equity by that organization, with accompanying data and analysis. Also includes recommendations for future work.