Author(s): Becker, Jack
Date of Publication: Mar 01, 2004

This Monograph offers an overview of the field for people new to public art and reports on results from the first-ever survey of the Publica Art Network of Americans for the Arts.

Author(s): Bush, Robert
Date of Publication: Dec 01, 2003

In communities of all sizes, United Arts Ffunds (UAF) are working to broaden the base of support for the arts, promote excellence in the arts and arts management, and to ensure that arts organizations are financially stable.

Author(s): Center for Arts and Culture
Date of Publication: Nov 12, 2003

Notes summarizing the seminar proceeding Leadership, Advocacy, and Communication Cultural Policy at the Grassroots: Policy Issues Facing the Los Angeles Cultural Community held Wednesday, November 12, 2003.

Author(s): Contributer: Keens, William; Editor: Canzonetti, Anne
Date of Publication: Oct 01, 2003

With the arts community facing many challenged, Americans for the Arts engaged Wolf, Keens & Co. to develop a more current and complete picture of what is happening in the LAA field so that others may learn new strategies for growing and survival.

Author(s): Dwyer, Christine M. and Frankel, Susan
Date of Publication: Aug 01, 2003

The report, funded by The Pew Charitable Trusts and written by Chris Dwyer of RMC Research, illustrates how cultural advocates have collaborated across the arts, folklife, humanities, and preservation to stimulate policies that advance the cultural sector and increase state-level funding.

Author(s): Rafool, Mandy
Date of Publication: Aug 01, 2003

When it comes to bang for the buck, a relatively modest public investment in arts and culture can reap big dividends since it can help states meet other policy goals. But severe budget gaps in most states have ravaged discretionary spending, which affects cultural programs. Arts policy is familiar to most lawmakers because every state has a state-level arts agency, but culture is much broader. Culture also includes folk life, historic preservation and humanities, among other fields. These are not always represented with their own state agency, but still play a big role in cultural policy.<

Author(s): City of Boston
Date of Publication: Jun 30, 2003

Keeping Boston's Creative Capital quantifies what kind of space artists need, as well as what they can afford to pay for that space. This data will allow the City of Boston, the BRA and developers of real estate better understand and respond to the needs and opportunities present in our vibrant artist community.

Author(s): Fronville, Claire L. and Raj Isar, Yudhishthir
Date of Publication: Jun 05, 2003

During three days in June 2003, 33 individuals from seven countries met at the University of Texas at Austin to discuss the international creative sector. This report summarizes the issues discussed and conclusions reached during that meeting, held June 5-7, which was the second in a series of UNESCO-initiated meetings about current issues in the arts and cultural industries.

Author(s): United Nations Office for Drug Control and Crime Prevention
Date of Publication: Mar 31, 2003

This publication provides the guidelines to create a framework of basic principles, requirements, and skills necessary to use performance as an effective tool for drug abuse prevention.

Author(s): Pound, William T.
Date of Publication: Feb 01, 2003

This report relies on material originally published in the 2002 report, Policy Partners: Making the Case for State Investments in Culture, prepared by Chris Dwyer and Susan Frankel of RMC Research. Policy Partners was the outcome of a year-long feasibility study supported by The Pew Charitable Trusts. The goal of the study was to identify mechanisms, ideas and practices that could advance state-level cultural policy, especially those policies that augment public resources for culture.