Notes to “Making Sense of Cultural Equity”

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ENDNOTES The following notes accompany our feature article Making Sense of Cultural Equity, published on August 31, 2016: (1) (Some) cultural equity pioneers Our goal with this article is not to present a detailed history of the movement for cultural equity. Still, there are many artists, activists and arts institutions who have contributed significantly to this movement,Read More

Core Research Process Update

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  Our research on the history of the arts ecosystem continues with our investigation of the expanding definition of the arts and the recent history of support and recognition for artists of color. We have decided to focus this research on the period covering 1980-today, with an emphasis on trends related to equity and multiculturalismRead More

Core Research Process Update: February 2016

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This month, we began a new research investigation in the arts and economic disadvantage research area into how artists make a living. We are examining the barriers that economically disadvantaged people face when pursuing “scarce” opportunities in the arts to become artists. We have agreed upon research questions and completed an initial scan for literatureRead More

Notes to “Are The Arts The Answer to Our TV Obsession?”

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The following end notes accompany our article, “Are The Arts The Answer to Our TV Obsession?” published on February 22, 2016: (1) What we mean when we say “watching TV” When we talk about hours of television watched, we’re talking about self-reported hours; in other words, the amount of time an individual themselves assesses they watchRead More