NEA Cultural Workforce Forum: Putting the Research to Work

NEA Cultural Workforce Forum: Putting the Research to Work

On November 20, 2009, academics, foundation professionals, and service organization representatives, along with NEA senior staff and discipline directors, met in Washington to discuss improving the collection and reporting of statistics about arts and cultural workers, and to develop future research agendas and approaches.

Speakers/Topics:

Cultural Vitality: Investing in Creativity
Maria Rosario Jackson, senior research associate, The Urban Institute
Artists and the Economic Recession
Judilee Reed, executive director, Leveraging Investments in Creativity (LINC)
Teaching Artists Research Project
Nick Rabkin, Teaching Artists Research Project, National Opinion Research Center, University of Chicago
Strategic National Arts Alumni Project
Steven Tepper, associate director, the Curb Center for Art, Enterprise, and Public Policy, Vanderbilt University