Title: Characteristics of Civically Engaged Nonprofit Arts Organizations: The Results of a National Survey Author(s): Mirae Kim Publisher: Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly Year: 2016 URL: http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/0899764016646473 Topics: Non-profit management, arts organizations, civic engagement, arts management Methods: Survey, Structured interviews, correlation analysis What it says: The study uses data from a U.S. survey, structured interviewsRead More
A pan-European report seeks to trace the relationship between culture and cities.
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.
Rethinking incentives to better support and sustain artists, businesses and residents where it matters.
Arts strategies in out-of-the-way places are re-energizing towns, sparking meaningful conversations, and attracting younger residents and visitors.”
(This is a bite-sized version of the much longer piece Arts Policy Library: Culture and Community Revitalization.) The Social Impact of the Arts Project, based at the University of Pennsylvania, was founded in 1994 with the intent of studying the connection between the arts and community life. Over time, SIAP has established mechanisms to helpRead More
(For a much briefer version of this analysis, please see the Executive Summary.) SUMMARY The Social Impact of the Arts Project, based at the University of Pennsylvania, was founded in 1994 with the intent of studying the connection between the arts and community life. After all, “if the arts and culture do, in fact, haveRead More
The role of artists as gentrifiers may be deeply entrenched in our imaginations, but the reality is not so simple.
(This is the first Around the Horn to be put together by one of the Createquity Writing Fellows, Hayley Roberts. Enjoy! -IDM) Government Policy and the Arts Gladstone Payton details the sequester’s effects on the governmental agencies that provide funding for the arts. Will New Jersey pass legislation requiring cultural and sporting events to onlyRead More