Author(s): Eger, John M.
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 2002

The author describes the struggle of American cities to reinvent themselves for the post-industrial economy and the pivotal role the arts play in that process.

Author(s): Valkanas, Alene, et al
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 2002

This publication examines the issue of leadership succession within nonprofit arts organizations.

Author(s): Jackson, Maria-Rosario, Ph.D.; Kabwasa-Green, Florence; Swenson, Daniel; Herranz, Joaquin, Jr.; Ferryman, Kadija; Atlas, Caron; Wallner, Eric; Rosenstein, Carole, Ph.D
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 2002

This report presents the overall findings of Investing in Creativity: A Study of the Support Structure for U.S. Artists a national study conducted by the Urban Institute and supported by a 38-member consortium of funders.

Author(s): Clark, Terry Nichols, Editor
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 2002

This volume explores how consumption and entertainment change cities. But it reverses the "normal" causal process. That is, many chapters analyze how consumption and entertainment drive urban development, not vice versa.

Author(s): Richard LLoyd
Date of Publication: Nov 30, 2002

Drawing on an extended case study of Chicagos Wicker Park neighborhood, this article develops the concept of neo-bohemia that creates the context for the redevelopment of former industrial spaces in Chicago.

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): Wikoff, Naj
Date of Publication: Sep 01, 2002

This essay suggests a healing and strengthening role for the arts in this altered world. The beneficial function of the arts in health care has been documented over the past 20 years, with significant evidence that the arts have a powerful healing capacity when incorporated into hospitals, treatment facilities, senior care programs, and rehabilitation programs.

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): Newman, Diana S.
Date of Publication: Jun 30, 2002

Sponsored by the prestigious Council on Foundations, Opening Doors is a down-to-earth guide for fundraising practitioners who want to broaden their funding base and reach new donors or improve the diversity of their existing development programs. Based in solid research, Opening Doors provides information about the cultural and charitable practices of four broad groups: African Americans, Asian Americans, Latinos, and Native Americans.

Author(s): Mara Walker and Johanna Misey Boyer
Date of Publication: Jun 01, 2002

A Report from the First Joint Convention of Americans for the Arts and the National Assembly of State Arts Agencies