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  • Art, Culture and Enterprise (Routledge Revivals)by Justin Lewis

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 125.00

    First published in 1990, this investigative overview of the politics of arts? and cultural funding examines the question of public support for the arts. Looking at both popular commercial forms of culture, including radio, pop music and cinema, and the more traditional highbrow arts such as drama and opera, Art, Culture and Enterprise was the first... more...

  • Good and Plentyby Tyler Cowen

    Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 21.95

    Americans agree about government arts funding in the way the women in the old joke agree about the food at the wedding: it's terrible--and such small portions! Americans typically either want to abolish the National Endowment for the Arts, or they believe that public arts funding should be dramatically increased because the arts cannot survive in... more...

  • Arts Moneyby Joan Jeffri

    University of Minnesota Press 1985; US$ 60.00

    A guide to fiscal solvency for nonprofit arts organizations, which covers fundraising, alternative organizational structures, tax exemption, earned income, grants and gifts, cooperative efforts to save money, and the impact of technology. more...

  • Arts and Culture in the Metropolisby Kevin F. McCarthy; Elizabeth Heneghan Ondaatje; Jennifer L. Novak

    RAND Corporation 2007; US$ 9.95

    The nonprofit arts currently face an environment that challenges the way the arts have grown and raises the prospect of future consolidation. Cognizant of these problems, William Penn Foundation and the Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance asked RAND to examine the condition of Philadelphia's arts and culture sector and recommend actions to ensure... more...

  • Cultivating Demand for the Artsby Laura Zakaras; Julia F. Lowell

    RAND Corporation 2008; US$ 9.95

    Examines what it means to cultivate demand for the arts, why it is important to do so, how it can be done though broad-based arts learning, and what state arts agencies and other policymakers in both the arts and education can do to make it happen. more...

  • State Arts Policyby Julia F. Lowell

    RAND Corporation 2008; US$ 9.95

    Projects what the future likely holds for state arts agencies and for state arts policy if current trends and current strategies for addressing economic, political, and demographic challenges continue. more...

  • Art in Publicby Lambert Zuidervaart

    Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 24.00

    Presents a vigorous case for the arts, arguing for their crucial political, cultural and economic contributions to civil society. more...

  • Franklin Furnace & the Spirit of the Avant-Gardeby Toni Sant

    Intellect 2010; US$ 20.00

    Franklin Furnace is a renowned New York-based arts organization whose mission is to preserve, document, and present works of avant-garde art by emerging artists - particularly those whose works may be vulnerable due to institutional neglect or politically unpopular content. Over more than thirty years, Franklin Furnace has exhibited works by hundreds... more...

  • Reflections on Cultural Policyby Evan Alderson; Robin Blaser; Harold Coward

    Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2006; US$ 48.95

    This book looks at the roles various world views have played in generating cultural policies at various times in Western history. Evan Alderson's introduction places the work within its social, political and historical framework. Robin Blaser addresses the problem of how we can begin to locate a responsible cultural position at the present time.... more...

  • Arts, Inc.by Bill Ivey

    University of California Press 2008; US$ 23.95

    In this impassioned and persuasive book, Bill Ivey, the former chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts, assesses the current state of the arts in America and finds cause for alarm. Even as he celebrates our ever-emerging culture and the way it enriches our lives here at home while spreading the dream of democracy around the world, he points... more...