Art in the News - 2017
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ABC News reported from Buncombe County, North Carolina, where the nonprofit arts and culture sector has a $68.9 million economic impact. This finding is a result of Arts and Economic Prosperity 5, a study conducted by Americans for the Arts in conjunction with local partner Ashville Area Arts Council.
Morristown resident Drew Ogle believes that funding nonprofit arts and cultural organizations pays off, and he has the data to prove it. Ogle is the executive director of the Rose Center for the Arts, one of 250 local partners in Americans for the Arts’ latest research study, Arts and Economic Prosperity 5 (AEP5).
Foster’s Daily Democrat, the leading newspaper in southeast New Hampshire, published a two-part series about the results of the Arts and Economic Prosperity 5 (AEP5) survey in the Greater Portsmouth region.
Arts and Economic Prosperity 5 (AEP5), a study conducted by Americans for the Arts, showed that the nonprofit arts and culture industry in Portland, Maine is growing. The study revealed that spending by Portland nonprofit arts organizations has increased to $75 million.
The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) released reports with detailed views of IMLS funding for the past six years (FY 2011 through FY 2016) for every state across the nation and the District of Columbia, including total dollars and counts of IMLS grants and awards, as well as amounts of grantee matches or state government maintenance of effort levels.
Richard H. Brodhead is the president of Duke University. This op-ed was contributed to USA Today and The Clarion-Ledger.
This op-ed was contributed to The Arizona Republic by James K. Ballinger is director emeritus at Phoenix Art Museum; Brenda Thomson is executive director of Arizona Humanities; and Thomas H. Wilson is president of Arizona Citizens for the Arts.
Tom Katzenmeyer, President, chief executive officer of the Greater Columbus Arts Council contributed this op-ed to the Columbus Monthly and to the Columbus Dispatch.
Bob Satnan, communications director for Sedalia School District 200 contributed this op-ed to Sedalia Democrat.