A comparison of total revenues for nonprofit and taxable performing arts (theater, music, dance) based on the Economic Censuses of 1992, 1987, 1982, and 1977. State and regional estimates are also provided.
Presents highlights from a national survey of 12,349 adults that measures participation in arts activities through 1) attendance at live events b) watching or listening through broadcast and recorded media and c) personal performance or creation of art.
Based on data from the U.S. Department of Commmerce's Bureau of Economic Analysis, consumer expenditures for admission to performing arts events in 1996 amounted to $9 billion or about 1.5 times more than spending on admissions to motion pictures or spectator sports.
This report examines employment and earnings trends in artist occupations from 1970 to 1990 using a variety of databases, including both large scale Federal surveys and smaller targeted surveys of artists groups. Alper, Wassall, Jeffri, Greenblatt, Kay, Butcher, and Chartrand.
This study examines arts participation or attendance rates for a variety of age groupings or cohorts, to determine trends over the 1982 to 1992 decade. A specific focus of the report is baby boomers, those born between 1946 and 1965. Richard A. Peterson and Darren E. Sherkat, Judith Huggins Balfe and Rolf Meyersohn.
This study examines the characteristics of the audience for stage plays as well as the dynamic forces that shape theater participation. The evolving nature of theater is also discussed, including changes in production and artistic focus. AMS Planning and Research Corp.