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Patronage of the arts

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  • Building Jerusalemby John Pick

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 105.00

    A lively and provocative account of the arts in Britain, Building Jerusalem suggests that even after fifty years of state planning of Britain's "leisure industries" the country is nevertheless approaching the millennium in a state of cultural confusion. Drawing on a wealth of historical material from Scotland, Wales, and English provincial towns,... more...

  • Art, Culture and Enterprise: The Politics of Art and the Cultural Industriesby 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...

  • 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...

  • Multiculturalism and Public Arts Policyby David Pankratz

    ABC-CLIO 1993; US$ 112.95

    The idea of public support for the arts is being challenged. Multiculturalism has been proposed as a worthy and necessary goal of public arts policy; whether or not it should be is explored for the first time in this book. Issues of cultural pluralism, the relations of art and culture, justice and affirmative action, and artistic value are presented... more...

  • Art in Publicby Lambert Zuidervaart

    Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 25.00

    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...

  • The Road to Successby Graeme Rattigan

    A & A Book Publishing 2013; US$ 9.99

    The purpose of this book is to establish a method of achieving what everyone wants - happiness, abundance and success; in effect, to become healthy, wealthy and wise. Graeme Rattigan applied the principles contained in this book to his own life in his search to raise the funds for the film Paradise Road, which became one of the largest budget films... more...