Author(s): Straight, Michael
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1987

Nancy Hanks, the second Chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts, died on January 7, 1983. On February 15, at the request of Congress, President Reagan designated the cluster of buildings at Constitution Avenue and Twelfth Street in Washington as the Nancy Hanks Center.

Author(s): Rosevski, Peter
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1987

The author explores the topic of government funding of the arts in the U.S. He includes comparisons with other countries and discusses a proposal for a Department of Culture and Secretary of Culture in the President's Cabinet.

Author(s): Cummings, Milton C. Jr. and Katz, Richard S. (Editors)
Date of Publication: Jan 01, 1987

The overriding conclusion that emerges from this survey is that government support for the arts is here to stay everywhere in the industrialized world. There has, of course, been a long tradition of state support for the arts on the continent of Europe. What has been the striking development of the postwar years is that state support now appears to be a firmly entrenched component of the political traditions of Great Britain, Ireland, North America and Japan as well. Government involvement has grown impressively at all levels. There has been a growing recognition that the artistic community is

Author(s): Stewart, Robert
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1986

These conference reports focus on the funding of the arts in Great Britain, Canada, the , Germany, and France. Report of an international conference on the structure of arts funding held by the arts council of Great Britain, London, March 4-5, 1987 compliled by The Arts Council of Great Britain.

Author(s): Dubin, Steven C.
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1985

The author examines the relationship between artists and the social control of the state when the state supports them. He looks at the Works Progress Administration (WPA) in the 1930s and the Comprehensive Employment and Training Act (CETA) in the 1970s-1980s.

Author(s): Gard, Robert E.
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1983

Under a three-year grant from the National Endowment for the Arts, pilot programs were funded to deal with ways of developing greater interest and participation in the arts in communities of 10,000 or less. Pilot research was conducted in five Wisconsin communities, and this national plan is a result of what was tried and accomplished, or what failed to be accomplished, in these five place. (p. 5)

Author(s): Sartwell, Marcia and Olson, Stephanie Koziski
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1983

Presidential awards ceremony - President Ronald Reagan.
Foreword by Frank Hodsoll.
Introduction by Adele Chatfield-Taylor.
Presidential awards for design excellence:
     Report of the Jury - I.M. Pei.
     Jury members.
     Winning programs and projects.
Federal design achievement awards:
     Reports of the juries.
     Jury members.
     Winning programs and projects.
Architecture, landscape architecture, interior

Author(s): Larson, Gary O.
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1982

An examination of the history of the government's involvement in the arts. The focus is on that period between the demise of the Works Progress Administration (WPA) arts project in 1943 and the inception of the National Endowment for the Arts in 1965. Cutting across two decades of social, cultural, and political history, the author traces the transformation in the relationship between government and the arts, from the repudiation of federal patronage as a boondoggle at the close of the New Deal era to the embrace of subsidized culture during the New Frontier and Great Society years. (Book

Author(s): Cummings, Milton C. Jr.
Date of Publication: Jan 01, 1982

In his discussion of the Kennedy administration and the arts, [the author] analyzes the political arguments for a national cultural agency. This essay is found in the book Public Policy and the Arts edited by Kevin Mulcahy and C. Richard Swaim.

Author(s): Urice, John, K. and Hofferbert, Richard I.
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1981

During June-December 1981, Professor Richard Hofferbert and John Urice of the Center for Social Analysis of the State University of New York at Binghamton analyzed extensive data regarding National Endowment for the Arts grants and state legislative appropriations to state arts agencies for fiscal years 1976-1979 (in some cases, 1980). Endowment grants included both mandated block grants and discretionary awards from all program and disciplinary areas. The research sought to answer key questions regarding how and why state arts agencies received funds, and what relationships existed, if any,