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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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2011
Profiles of many of the NEA National Heritage Fellowship recipients from 1982 to 2011. In all, 80 Fellows are profiled, including the 12 Bess Lomax Hawes Award recipients. Also included is the NEA National Heritage Fellowships DVD-ROM, created by Documentary Arts, with photos, videos, and audio recordings of all the Heritage Fellows. NEA 2011. 90pp.
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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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2012
How do you measure how art works - on people, on communities, or on society? It's a broad question, and the National Endowment for the Arts offers an ambitious plan to "map" the arts to better understand and measure this complex, dynamic system. How Art Works describes the agency's five-year research agenda, framed and informed by a groundbreaking "system map"...
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2012
This report provides a comprehensive overview of the diverse network of public and private funders that directly and indirectly support the arts in the U.S. It explains the role of the National Endowment for the Arts and other public partners at the federal, state, and local levels as well as that of private partners, such as foundations, corporations, and individuals...

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