Author(s): The Conference Board
Date of Publication: Jan 01, 2008

Provides and executive summary of the Ready to Innovate report. The Conference Board and Americans for the Arts, working with the American Association of School Administrators, surveyed 155 U.S. business executives (employers) and 89 school superintendents and school leaders (superintendents) to determine the skills and abilities that cultivate creativity.

Author(s): Pink, Daniel
Date of Publication: Jan 01, 2008

Transcript of Daniel Pink's lecture, for the 21st Annual Nancy Hanks Lecture on Arts and Public Policy on March 31, 2008.

Author(s): Nowak, Jeremy
Date of Publication: Nov 30, 2007

Strategies for building an integrated vision of creativity and development in community-based arts and culture neighborhood development projects.

Date of Publication: Dec 07, 2006

Colleges are an important part of the creative sector. We offer what is all too rare: employment for artists, scientists, and other innovative thinkers in various disciplines; spaces to develop new work; and environments that ideally allow students and faculty members to experiment, take risks, and learn from their failures. But are our institutions playing the role that they should in helping to build the creative economy?

Author(s): The Cultural Alliance of Greater Milwaukee and the United Performing Arts Fund
Date of Publication: Nov 05, 2006

The Executive Summary for a 360 page report on how to target new customers, testing the capactiy of the market to maintain or expand audiences, identifying possibilites for audience diversification, ticketing strategies and recommendations for growth opportunities.

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): Jill Casner-Lotto, Linda Barrington
Date of Publication: Sep 30, 2006

In collaboration, The Conference Board, Corporate Voices for Working Families, The Partnership for 21st Century Skills, and The Society for Human Resource Management conducted an in-depth study of the corporate perspective on the readiness of new entrants into the U.S. workforce by level of educational attainment.

Author(s): Beate Becker
Date of Publication: Mar 31, 2006

Creative economies can not only enhance life and revitalize communities, but also foster new industries and employment.

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): Ann Markusen and Amanda Johnson
Date of Publication: Jan 31, 2006

A new study from the University of Minnesota Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs, "Artists' Centers: Evolution and Impact on Artists, Neighborhoods, and Economies," shows that Minnesota's strong creative economy owes much of its success to the unusual number and quality of dedicated gathering spaces for artists in Minnesota. The study profiles 22 arts centers and individual artists.