NEA Cultural Workforce Forum: What We Know About Artists and How We Know It

NEA Cultural Workforce Forum: What We Know About Artists and How We Know It

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.

Topics/Speakers:

NEA Research on Artists in the Workforce
Tom Bradshaw, NEA Research Officer
Artist Labor Markets
Greg Wassall, associate professor, Department of Economics, Northeastern University
Artist Careers
Joan Jeffri, director, Research Center for Arts and Culture, Teachers College, Columbia University
Artist Research: Union Perspectives
David Cohen, executive director, Department for Professional Employees, AFL-CIO