Museums

Publications

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1997
An in-depth analysis and examination of the current state of the nonprofit arts in America. Written by Gary O. Larson. NEA 1997. 194pp.
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2009
Data from the 2008 SPPA show that American adults who attend art museums or live art performances are far more likely than non-attendees to vote, volunteer, or take part in other community events. Arts participants also show a greater likelihood of involvement in sports, collaborative art-making, and taking their children to performances.
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2009
A guide to the The Arts and Artifacts Indemnity Program, created by Congress in 1975, which provides indemnification against loss or damage for eligible art works, artifacts, and objects in domestic and international exhibitions. 8pp. March 2009.
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1991
Offers a series of profiles of the audience for American art museums and galleries based on an analysis of data from the 1985 Survey of Public Participation in the Arts and comparisions with several other sources. J. Mark Davidson Schuster.
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1978
Evaluates the methods and relative effectiveness of 270 completed audience studies and considers the implications of their collective findings.
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1993
A comparison of total revenues for taxable and tax-exempt museums and art galleries. In addition, museum revenues are shown by region and state.
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1993
Includes national and state sales figures for retail sales of art. Also distribution of total art sales by metropolitan areas are shown for 1982 and 1987.
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2008
Herb and Dorothy Vogel, with the assistance of the National Gallery of Art and Institute of Museum and Library Services, gifted 2,500 works from their collection throughout the nation, 50 works going to a selected arts institution in each state in the country. The National Endowment for the Arts created a catalogue to be distributed to each of the participating...
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2014
The 2014 Guide provides details on the programs and activities that the NEA supports, as well as funding deadlines for our various grants. Included is information on Grants for Arts Projects, Our Town, Literature Fellowships, Lifetime Honors, and Partnerships. January 2014. 24 pp.
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2009
This publication documents the agency's major activities since its creation by the United States Congress in 1965. Also included are overviews of the agency's impact on dance, literature, media arts, museums, music, opera, theater, and visual arts. January 2009. 310 pp.

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