Museums

Publications

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2015
The 2015 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 2015. 24 pp.
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2013
This report presents results from an initial analysis of the 2012 SPPA. It contains statistics with demographic insights about U.S. adults' participation across five modes of art activity: attending; reading books and literature; consuming through electronic media; making and sharing; and learning. Findings are discussed for specific art forms and trend data provided where possible. Also includes links to additional...
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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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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
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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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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1998
A comparison of total revenues for museums and arts galleries based on the Economic Censuses of 1992, 1987, 1982, and 1977. Estimates are also provided by region.
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1998
Includes national, state, and major metropolitan area sales figures for retail sales of art based on the Economic Censuses of 1992, 1987, and 1982.
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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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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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