Author(s): Owen, Virginia Lee
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1978

Historically artists produced for a limited market of wealthy patrons. The potential for exploitation of a mass market as we know it simply didn't exist. Ever growing number of modern patrons, however, tempt artists to produce ever growing number of works of arts - even with a major sacrifice in quality. These number further provide a market for marginal artists. The decision to produce more which is 'worth less' but which sells for higher and higher prices is both rational explainable in the light of economic analysis. (p. 38)

Author(s): Durham, Floyd
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1976

The author investigates the possibility of developing a painters' colony in Fort Worth, Texas and its implications for other cities

Author(s): Adams, Laurie
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1975

When great figures of the art world clash head on in the courtroom, the result is drama that is both serious and comic. This book examines six modern art trials covering a wide range of legal and artistic considerations. The highly colorful personalities involved in these trials include figures of immense financial power, prominent art experts, and directly or indirectly, the artists themselves. The trials are not only discussed but also re-created with pertinent excerpts from the trial transcripts. (Book jacket).

Author(s): Parkhurst, Charles
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1974

The author examines the practical workings of the art museum. This careful study discusses the influences of such factors as humidity and expertise on the organization and appearance of museums.

Author(s): Moriarty, Pia, Ph.D.
Date of Publication: May 15, 2019

The study focused on the largest immigrant and refugee population groups in Santa Clara concluded that the participatory arts serve essential functions for Silicon Valley's immigrants and refugees in their ability to help them assimilate as well as maintain their cultural identity.

Author(s): Museum of Modern Art
Date of Publication: May 15, 2019

This guide details the logistical steps of creating a museum program for individuals with Alzheimer's disease and their caregivers. It also includes the breakdown of a guided tour, from selecting artworks and planning questions to communication strategies to keep in mind when working with this audience. The Museum of Modern Art was one of the first museums in the country to offer programs to make its collection and special exhibitions accessible to people with Alzheimer's disease and their caregivers. In 2006, the Museum launched Meet Me at MoMA, an educational program specifically

Author(s): Reconnecting to Our Waterways; ArtPlace America; The Kresge Foundation; Walker, Jim
Date of Publication: May 15, 2019

These documents define Creative Placemaking and relay some issues that relate to it. The authors outline how arts administrators can promote creative placemaking projects to attract people to their cities. 

Author(s): Chyrsalis Arts
Date of Publication: May 15, 2019

This Public Art Sustainability Assessment (PASA for short) is a set of guidelines and an assessment method being developed by Chrysalis Arts, an artist-led public art company, training and arts development agency based in Gargrave in North Yorkshire. PASA is intended as a tool for use at any point during the development, creation, maintenance and decommissioning of a public art project. 

Author(s): Cannell, Michael
Date of Publication: September/October 2015

How can museums attract millennials to their exhibitions. Arts and cultural institutions are looking for new ways to engage young professionsals and turn them into their loyal patrons and donors. A group, Musuem Hack, has developed a new style of introducing crowds to museums that focuses on "subversive fun." Read more in this article from Arrive Magazine.

Author(s): American Art Therapy Association
Date of Publication: May 15, 2019

Art therapy can be beneficial to people of all ages, including adults who have emotional, cognitive, and /or physical disabilities. Our nation’s Veterans often return home with acute psychological or medical conditions that impair functioning, disrupt family relationships, and prevent reentry into the workforce. Others may develop chronic disorders such as posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) that require months or even years of counseling or rehabilitation. For Veterans who are receiving psychiatric care for PTSD and other emotional conditions, art therapy can be an effective form of