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1993
Presents highlights from the 1992 and 1982 nationwide Surveys of Public Participation in the Arts.
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1992
This study examines patterns of participation by whites, Hispanics, and African Americans in selected arts activities as measured in the 1982 and 1985 nationwide Surveys of Public Participation in the Arts. In addition, the report explores why these differences exist -- examining the impact of such factors as education, gender, and income. Paul DiMaggio and Francie Ostrower.
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2003
This study uses newly available data to examine trends in the nonprofit dance field. Spanning the decade of the late 1980s through the late 1990s, the report looks at factors such as growth in the number of dance companies, geographic concentration, and financial aspects such as the importance of ticket sales and the effects of the 1990-1991 recession. The analysis...
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2011
The culmination of 18 months of research, meetings with stakeholders, and site visits all over the country, this President's Committee on the Arts and the Humanities report represents an in-depth review of the current condition of arts education, including an update of the current research base about arts education outcomes, and an analysis of the challenges and opportunities in the...
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2004
This report presents the results from the literature segment of the Survey of Public Participation in the Arts, conducted by the Census Bureau in 2002 at the NEA's request. The survey asked more than 17,000 adults if during the previous 12 months they had read any novels, short stories, poetry or plays in their leisure time, that were not required...
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2009
Reading on the Rise documents a definitive increase in rates and numbers of American adults who read literature. This new growth reverses two decades of downward trends cited previously in NEA reports such as Reading at Risk and To Read or Not To Read . Reading on the Rise is based on early results from the 2008 Survey of Public...
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1993
This note provides state and regional estimates for artist occupations based on the 1970, 1980, and 1990 Censuses of Population. All 50 states are ranked by the size of their artist labor force and the concentration of artists in the total state labor forces in 1990, 1980, and 1970. Regional estimates are also provided for the four major Census Bureau regions -- Northeast, Midwest, South, and West.
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1987
Information from the 1982 Economic Census is analyzed in terms of numbers of retail art dealers in the 50 states and the District of Columbia and in the 19 largest metropolitan areas. The information presented includes numbers of retail art dealers in each political subdivision and their sales in terms of art, artist materials and supplies, and other merchandise. P
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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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