An Australian report explores the complex challenges of wooing audiences for First Nations performing arts.
Capsule Review: Attendance and Participation in the Performing Arts
Title: Attendance and Public Participation in the Performing Arts: A Review of the Empirical Literature Author(s): Bruce A. Seaman Publisher: Georgia State University Year: 2005 URL: http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=895099 Topics: economics, econometrics, arts participation, lit review Methods: literature review What it says: This is a critical review of cultural economics research literature, starting with Baumol and Bowen’sRead More
All You Can Hear: The SPCO’s Netflix-Style Membership
In April, the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra (SPCO) announced the launch of a Netflix-style membership model where you could “get all the SPCO you want for $5 a month.” Still relatively untested in the arts world, this pricing model allows subscribers to see an unlimited number of performances for a low monthly fee. Additional perksRead More
Won’t you be my neighbor?
We’re all accustomed to choosing seats online when booking tickets for a concert or a flight. But what about choosing your seatmates? Airline KLM will launch a program later this year that will allow customers to choose their neighbors on flights. The social seating tool, called “Meet and Seat,” will use social media sites toRead More
Around the horn: Debt ceiling edition
Don’t forget the Createquity Writing Fellowship application deadline is this Friday, August 5! PUBLIC POLICY AND THE ARTS – FEDERAL The State Department, though the New England Foundation for the Arts, is funding a major new cultural diplomacy program aimed at bringing foreign artists to small and midsize cities across the United States. Alyssa RosenbergRead More
My comment on Philanthropedia’s post on Bay Area arts organizations
See here for the original. Hi Erinn, Thanks for the interesting discussion. I’m especially pleased that you picked up on the tension between the way that philanthropists generally talk about other causes and the way that art and culture demands to be talked about. I’m a believer that the arts are not (primarily) out toRead More