Research & Analysis

Publications

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1977
A general method for estimating the effects of arts and cultural institutions on the economic environment of their communities.
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1996
This study examines the effects of arts education in determining subsequent arts participation. The report provides evidence that arts education is an even greater predictor of arts participation than general education. Louis Bergonzi and Julia Smith.
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1976
Census data and Bureau of Labor statistics findings charted to compare employment and unemployment among various kinds of artists and the general labor force.
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1991
The author hypothesizes that becoming involved in the arts is a multi-stage process. A six-stage model is proposed in the study and is tested using data from the 1982 and 1985 Surveys of Public Participation in the Arts. Alan R. Andreasen.
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2000
This report uses data from the 1997 Survey of Public Participation in the Arts to investigate geographic variations in participation rates in arts and culture. The report presents analyses for nine regional divisions and 10 highly populated states and covers topics such as arts participation through attendance at live events, participation through media (such as radio broadcasts), and personal involvement...
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1987
This Note is the first of a three part presentation of information from the 1982 Census of Service Industries about the location of performing arts organizations (excluding motion picture companies) in the 50 states and the District of Columbia. It examines the 8,322 performing arts organizations in terms of nonprofit (tax-exempt) and forprofit (taxable) organizations, their revenues/receipts, and their state locations.
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1987
This Note is the second part of the presentation of information from the 1982 Census of Service Industries about the location of performing arts organizations. It subdivides performing arts organizations into four groups in both the nonprofit and for-profit sectors: (1) producers of theatrical productions, (2) dance groups, (3) classical music organizations, and (4) all other performing arts organizations; and...
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1987
This Note is the third and final in the presentation of information from the 1982 Census of Service Industries about the location of performing arts organizations. It presents information on seventeen selected fields of performing arts. These fields are: (1) resident theaters (LORT contracts), (2) stock theaters, (3) Broadway productions and road shows, (4) Off-Broadway productions, (5) Off-Off-Broadway productions, (6)...
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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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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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