Author(s): Greffe, Xavier; Pflieger, Sylvie; Noya, Antonella
Date of Publication: Jan 11, 2005

Published by the OECD. Building on recent international case studies, Culture and Local Development shows how public policies can foster culture as a lever for local economic development in terms of partnerships, tax relief, and other innovative instruments. The book also sets out the implications for national governments in the fields of education and intellectual property rights.

Author(s): Americans for the Arts
Date of Publication: Jan 01, 2005

Americans for the Arts presents its 2004 Annual Report.

Author(s): Korza, Pam and Schaffer Bacon, Barbara
Date of Publication: Jan 01, 2005

Cultural Perspectives in Civic Dialogue shares the efforts of cultural organizers who are skilled in working deeply within and across cultures to understand important cultural considerations in arts-based civic dialogue work. Their endeavors illuminate how cultural norms mediate public space and participation, as well as how the choices regarding art forms and dialogue approaches can support or discourage civic participation of various cultural groups. In the King Kamehameha I Statue Conservation Project, rural Hawai’ian residents deliberated how best to conserve a

Author(s): Richard, Julie A.
Date of Publication: Dec 01, 2004

Americans for the Arts and the National School Boards Association are now working together to increase the presence and quality of public school arts education.

Author(s): Suzanne Callahan
Date of Publication: Nov 30, 2004

Singing Our Praises is designed to demystify evaluation by highlighting glowing examples of arts presenters who have used it to learn about their success. Through real-life stories, concrete tools and techniques adapted from other fields, arts practitioners are trained to design their own evaluations in order to reveal the value of their arts programs.

Author(s): Arts Council of Johnson County
Date of Publication: Aug 31, 2004

A substantive plan that seeks to make the arts an integral part of Johnson County's future economic development.

Author(s): The Kennedy Center
Date of Publication: Aug 31, 2004

The Kennedy Center Arts Education Leadership Kit provides a framework for supporting the arts education leadership development needs of cultural organizations, school district leaders, teaching artists, arts management students, and other individuals interested in their own continued professional development.

Author(s): Christopher Walker
Date of Publication: Jun 30, 2004

The article presents practical lessons in forging and maintaining partnerships.

Author(s): Boerner, Sabine
Date of Publication: Jun 01, 2004

This article elaborates a first concept for defining artistic quality in a nonprofit professional opera company. To specify the artistic quality of an opera company, we identify two components: profile quality and performance quality. The article discusses the limitations of this preliminary concept and considerations for further research on artistic quality in an opera company.

Author(s): Brown, Curt
Date of Publication: May 07, 2004

This article focuses on a recently released task force report which found that approximately one-third of St. Paul, Minnesota's arts organizations are operating in the red and to get healthy, these nonprofit groups need an additional $25 million. To close the budget gaps, the task force suggested that the nonprofits use several approaches.