The following endnotes accompany our feature article, “Who Will Be the Next Arts Revolutionary?” published on March 7, 2016: Graphic: The Boom in U.S. Nonprofits / The U.S. Arts Nonprofit Growth Spurt Reliable longitudinal data on the size of the nonprofit arts sector is difficult to come by for this period. In his 1984Read More
John Kreidler’s article offers historical analysis and discussion of the nonprofit arts sectors as a dynamic system.
Createquity is looking for resources about the increase in support and recognition available to non-western or non-white art forms and artists in the last 50 years in the US.
We’re getting ready to launch two feature articles in late February. Stay tuned.
History of change in the arts ecosystem In December and early January we focused on reviewing resources uncovered in our initial literature search which provide a history of the larger nonprofit sector, as well as assembling data from multiple of these sources on the size of the nonprofit arts sector at different periods. WeRead More
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History of change in the arts ecosystem For our examination of the expansion of the nonprofit arts sector, we have continued to prioritize and review resources identified in our initial scan of the literature (shared in our September research update) as well as a few additional sources: DiMaggio, P. J. (2006) Nonprofit organizations and theRead More
A concept that’s been making the rounds in other fields for decades provides fresh ideas about how to think about the benefits of the arts.
The following end notes accompany our article, “Part of Your World: On the Arts and Wellbeing,” published on August 31, 2015:  For his part, Sen has written a stirring defense of incorporating cultural considerations into international development policy, although his essay does not dwell on explicit connections to the capability approach.  Createquity isRead More
Which matters more, art for art’s sake or art for people’s sake? Neither, according to a new report.