Publications

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2006
Drawing on a variety of data sources and analyses, this note addresses access to classical radio. It examines key classical radio characteristics, including trends in station counts and listening hours, as well as the finances of classical radio.
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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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1977
Considers how broadcasting executives understand the phrase "arts and cultural programming" shows how audience, scheduling, and funding for such programs compare with those for other types of programs and indicates what kinds of arts programs would be welcomed by broadcasters if available.
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2010
This report describes the demographic characteristics of U.S. adults that participated in the arts (such as concerts, plays, and dance performances) via electronic media (e.g., TV, radio, computers and portable media devices) in 2008, based on the Survey of Public Participation in the Arts (SPPA). Separately, the report examines broad categories of arts participation via Internet. The report also investigates...
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1985
Using data from the 1982 Survey of Public Participation in the Arts, this Note compares pairs of live attendance activities and electronic media activities, such as: watching on TV, listening to radio, and listening to recordings. The Note also examines the correlations between hours spent watching all TV and attending live events. The Pearson correlation coefficient is used for measuring...
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1994
Concentrates on the difference in arts participation through the use of Broadcast and Recorded Media
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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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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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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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1995
This study examines and interprets data from the 1982 and 1992 Surveys of Public Participation in the Arts pertaining to participation in the arts via television, radio and sound recordings.