Author(s): Kahn, Mary E.
Date of Publication: Feb 28, 1995

Arts incubators are a new, but growing, phenomena in the world of local arts agencies. They are facilities that create a nurturing environment for small and emerging arts organizations by offering low-cost or subsidized space and services.

Author(s): Institute of Museum Services
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1994

Includes Institute of Museum Services Director's statement; Institute of Museum Services history and overview; National Museum Services Board Chairman statement; and list of National Museum Services Board members. Includes program information on Institute of Museum Services programs: general operating support; conservation project support, museum assessment program, conservation assessment program, and professional services program; also includes a list of peer reviewer and a financial summary for fiscal year 1994, October 1, 1993 through September 30, 1994.

Author(s): Bennett, Tony
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1993

The purposes of this report are twofold. First, it summarises the findings of a study of the social, cultural and attitudinal characteristics of those sections of the population which make little or no use of public museums or art galleries. Second, it reviews and analyzes those findings in the light of comparative data concerning the social, cultural and attitudinal characteristics of regular museum and art gallery visitors. Its primary concern, in so doing, is to identify the steps museums and art galleries might take to become more attractive and accessible to those who, at present, do not

Author(s): Grogg, Ann
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1993

This report summarizes the data from 1989 National Museum Survey, the most extensive survey of its kind, based on a random sample of 2,000 museums to which questionnaires were sent and which 80 percent returned. This report begins with a profile of American's museums at the end of the 1980's, then examines collections, public service, facilities and human resources, and finances.

Author(s): National Endowment for the Arts
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1993

Responding to this situation, in June 1993, the National Endowment for the Arts' Design Program invited a group of business, government, media and academic leaders to a three-day conference/workshop to explore and develop options on the formation of a U.S. Design Council and Office of Federal Design Quality. (See Appendix A for the agenda and list of conference/workshop attendees). On the first day of the meeting, participants heard presentations from the directors of the British Design Council, Danish Design Center, International Design Center NAGOYA, Barcelona Design Center, and Taiwan

Author(s): Weil, Stephen E.
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1993

The question of whether and to what extent quantitative indicators of effectiveness and efficiency might provide useful information to those who manage or make grants to museums was first raised in the early 1970s In the two decades since, it has attracted growing interest, particularly in the , the United Kingdom and Australia. Only since 1990 or so, however, has there been an internationally coordinated effort to examine the potential use of such indicators in any greater depth.

Author(s): Magie, Dian
Date of Publication: Feb 28, 1993

March 1993 Monograph explores Tucson's downtown revitalization

Author(s): Canada Council, Research and Evaluation Section
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1992

ARTSTATS is a compendium of statistics on the arts and culture in Canada which evolved from an earlier publication entitled Selected Arts Research Statistics (SARS). The tables which make up this new volume are intended to provide readers with a wide range of quantitative evidence concerning culture in this country.

Author(s): Bourdieu, Pierre
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1992

Discusses artistic works within the contexts of the social conditions of their production, circulation, and consumption. Addresses many of the issues that have consumed literary, art, and cultural criticism over the past decade: aesthetic value and canonicity, intertexuality, the institutional frameworks of cultural practice, the social role of intellectuals and artists, and structures of literary and artistic authority.

Author(s): Elder, Eldon
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1992

This book addresses the needs and problems of small, nonprofit theatre companies and those other performing arts groups looking for spaces to turn into permanent theatres. It contains information of value both to the new company looking for a non-traditional space in which to create its first theatre and to the established company planning to remodel or relocate in a new space. This book will tell you where to look, what kinds of space to look for, what spaces to avoid, and what types of lease arrangements to negotiate. It explains resourceful ways that some arts groups have found to convert