Author(s): Montana Arts Council
Date of Publication: Jun 09, 2000

The Montana Arts Council Strategic Plan outlines the goals, objectives and strategies for success in arts education, economic development and increased agency resources in FY 2001-06.

Author(s): Bless, Nancy
Date of Publication: May 31, 2000

Project Row Houses is a cutting-edge experiment in public art in the Third Ward area of Houston, Texas.

Author(s): Listokin, David and Lahr, Mike L.
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1996

Historic preservation has acknowledged cultural and aesthetic benefits; less known and appreciated are preservation's significant economic effects. This study examines these effects with a focus on the many substantial economic benefits brought forth by historic preservation in New Jersey. It is the most detailed statewide analysis of the economic impacts of historic preservation ever conducted.

Author(s): Schoenfeld, Mary Margaret
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1994

In the Spring of 1994 the League of Historic American Theatres conducted a survey of historic theatres. The comprehensive 120 question survey was mailed to 496 current and former historic theatre members of the League. 140 surveys were returned. some highlights of the survey findings include: The public sector is a major source of support for the capital campaigns of historic theatres, both when cities fully finance the rehabilitation of theatres they own, and as a contribution to the campaigns of theatres owned and managed by nonprofit organizations.

Author(s): Morris, Valerie B.
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1994

Author(s): Ehrentraut, Adolf W.
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1992

A major controversy about the nature of modernity centers on the putative globalization of culture and on the social mechanisms through which this globalization may occur. One area in which this process is readily observable is the historic preservation of obsolete buildings as some form of collective heritage, a pervasive feature of the contemporary cultural landscape encountered to some extent in every modern society. The paper examines this mode of cultural globalization on the basis of the conservation of architectural heritage in Japan.

Author(s): Nijkamp, Peter
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1990

The author argues on taking a multidimensional approach in conservation planning.

Author(s): Ehrentraut, Adolf W.
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1989

The author examines the heritage status of Shinto architecture in Japan. The paper is divided into five sections. The first presents a brief description of the main architectural features of decorated shrines. This is followed by a review of their status in various academic and professional literatures, the repercussions of which are then traced on their heritage classification and its dissemination through the tourist literature. The concluding section examines the implications of heritage classification for continued preservation of such shrines. (p. 61) Bibliography included in

Author(s): Segal, Claire
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1988

This book is a collection of papers by various authors on the broad topic of conservation art and architecture; several authors present the global dimensions to the protection of cultural property while authors from the Los Angeles, California area, illustrate the issues with the examples from their local institutions.

Author(s): Shute, David A.
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1987

In early 1987, the William Penn Foundation commissioned a study of the institutions that house artistic and historical collections to assess their need for conservation treatment and management. The impetus for the study was the increasing evidence that the museums and historic organizations created to preserve our cultural heritage were, in fact, not able to adequately preserve and maintain their collections. The study was conducted through interviews, site visits, and a survey by questionnaire of museums, libraries, historic buildings, and historical societies in the six county, Philadelphia