This report epitomizes both the value and the limitations of the USDAC’s participatory approach to policy development.
“An Act of Collective Imagination” offers an example of a novel method by which to crowdscource areas of policy concern and policy ideas.
Government vs. artists at home and abroad, plus new developments in the arts’ black market, peak TV and the Lucas Museum.
Connecting arts goals to a foundation’s larger vision can make support for the arts more targeted and impactful.
Like artists themselves, it’s Createquity’s mission to speak truth to power. But we need allies who believe in the power of truth.
The following notes accompany our feature article Everything We Know About Whether and How the Arts Improves Lives, published on December 19, 2016: Methodology for Rating Evidence We use the following definitions for placement on the graph and for describing benefits in the document. Does the evidence indicate that the benefit exists? Yes: the majorityRead More
The research could still use an upgrade in many areas. But what we know so far should cheer any arts advocate.
Plus new regulations in China, equity crowdfunding and impact investing for the masses, and a facelift for Philly libraries.
The fates of artists, the free press, and democracy are intertwined. We’d better start acting like it.
In fact, the best evidence we have of the arts’ impact is that they make older adults feel better.