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This study uses newly available data to examine trends in the nonprofit dance field. Spanning the decade of the late 1980s through the late 1990s, the report looks at factors such as growth in the number of dance companies, geographic concentration, and financial aspects such as the importance of ticket sales and the effects of the 1990-1991 recession. The analysis...
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Reports on the attendance rates of various demographic groups at arts events/activities based on the 2002 Survey of Public Participation in the Arts (SPPA) and makes comparisons to similar data from the 1992 SPPA.
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Presents highlights from a national survey of 17,135 adults that measures participation in arts activities through 1) attendance at live events; 2) watching or listening through broadcast and recorded media; and 3) personal performance or creation of art.
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This study examines the worklife of jazz musicians in New York, Detroit, San Francisco and New Orleans. Information from jazz artists using 2 different survey sampling methodologies - respondent-driven-sampling and a random sample of musician union members - are analyzed and discussed. The 3 volume study is available in PDF.
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Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) show that more than 2.1 million people were employed (in primary jobs) as artists in 2001 -- a gain of 72,000 workers over the 2000 figure. An additional 315,000 people held secondary jobs in artist occupations. This note also features a section on earnings and projected employment growth for select artist occupations...
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Data from the Bureau of Economic Analysis show that consumers spent $9.8 billion on admissions to performing arts events in 2000. This total was $1.7 billion greater than admissions to movie theaters and $500 million more than spending on spectator sports.
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This 2002 monograph was produced as the final product of a two-year federal collaborative project between the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention and the Arts Endowment. This publication documents the three pilot programs and three enhancement sites in the project, describes the elements of successful arts-in-juvenile justice programs, recounts problem areas such as security concerns and recommends solutions,...
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Published by the National Endowment for the Arts, 2002. A guide to the NEA's Arts Learning initiatives includes brief descriptions of our arts learning grants, partnerships, and programs; a thumbnail history of the Endowment's involvement in arts education research; a section on successful projects and programs that the NEA has supported; and a list of arts learning partners and organizations...
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This 2002 publication is the result of a four-year collaboration between the Arts Endowment and The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention. Designed to strengthen arts programs directed to underserved youth, the initiative provided training in conflict resolution skills to the artists, staff, administrators, and young people participating in these programs. The National Center for Conflict Resolution Education developed...
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A significant number of NEA design grants are awarded to programs in which universities engage in community outreach and design buildings and landscapes for and with the neighborhoods that surround them. The often compelling work of these partnerships inspired this book-length analysis, which includes detailed profiles of leading programs from around the country, including Design Corps, the Yale Urban Design...
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