NEA Awards $240,000 in Grants to Arizona Organizations

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The National Endowment for the Arts announced on Tuesday, December 2, that it will award $29.1 million in 1,116 grants in three categories: Art Works, Challenge America, and NEA Literature Fellowships in Creative Writing. $240,000 will be awarded to Arizona-based projects. The Arizona Commission on the Arts congratulates the 12 Arizona recipients:

Arts and the GDP: Value Added by Selected Cultural Industries

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Title of Resource: Arts and the GDP: Value Added by Selected Cultural Industries Published: July 19, 2011 Publishing Organization: National Endowment for the Arts Document Type: Research Document Format: PDF Summary: Cultural industries are economic powerhouses and states have the data to prove it, according to a new analysis from the National Endowment for the… Read more »

Arts Education in American: What the Declines Mean for Arts Participation

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Title of Resource: Arts Education in American: What the Declines Mean for Arts Participation Published: February 11, 2011 Publishing Organization: National Endowment for the Arts Document Type: Report Document Format: PDF Summary: This report, commissioned from the National Opinion Research Center at the University of Chicago, investigates the relationship between arts education and arts participation,… Read more »

Age and Arts Participation: A Case against Demographic Destiny

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Title of Resource: Age and Arts Participation: A Case against Demographic Destiny Published: February 2011, 88 pp. Publishing Organization: National Endowment for the Arts Document Type: Report Document Format: PDF Summary: Mark Stern, University of Pennsylvania, analyzes the relationship between age and arts participation in the Survey of Public Participation in the Arts data for… Read more »

Beyond Attendance: A Multi-Modal Understanding of Arts Participation

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Title of Resource: Beyond Attendance: A Multi-Modal Understanding of Arts Participation Published: February 2011, 104 pp. Publishing Organization: National Endowment for the Arts Document Type: Report Document Format: PDF Summary: Report authors Jennifer Novak-Leonard and Alan Brown of WolfBrown explore patterns of arts engagement across three modes: arts creation or performance, arts engagement through media,… Read more »

Live from Your Neighborhood: A National Study of Outdoor Arts Festivals, Executive Summary

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Title of Resource: Live from Your Neighborhood: A National Study of Outdoor Arts Festivals, Executive Summary Published: October 2010, 16 pp. Publishing Organization: National Endowment for the Arts Document Type: Research Brochure Document Format: PDF Summary:  The executive summary of the report on key results from two investigative efforts—an online, national survey of outdoor arts… Read more »

NEA Chairman Rocco Landesman Announces New Report on How Americans Use Electonic Media to Participate in the Arts

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Title of Resource: NEA Chairman Rocco Landesman Announces New Report on How Americans Use Electonic Media to Participate in the Arts Published: June 25, 2010 Publishing Organization: National Endowment for the Arts Document Type: Article Document Format: Online Summary: When compared with non-media participants, Americans who participate in the arts through technology and electronic media… Read more »

Audience 2.0: How Technology Influences Arts Participation

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Title of Resource: Audience 2.0: How Technology Influences Arts Participation Published: June 2010 Publishing Organization: National Endowment for the Arts Document Type: Report Document Format: PDF Summary: This report describes the demographic characteristics of U.S. adults that participated in the arts (such as concerts, plays, and dance performances) via electronic media (e.g., TV, radio, computers… Read more »

2008 Survey of Public Participation in the Arts

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Title of Resource: 2008 Survey of Public Participation in the Arts Published: June 2009, 16 pages Publishing Organization: National Endowment for the Arts Document Type: Report Format: PDF Summary: Based on a 2008 survey by the National Endowment for the Arts, this report focuses in depth on statistics related to how many US adults participate… Read more »

Arts Participation 2008: Highlights from a National Survey

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Title of Resource: Arts Participation 2008: Highlights from a National Survey Published: June 2009, 16 pp. Publishing Organization: National Endowment for the Arts Document Type: Research Brochure Document Format: PDF Summary: This report features top finding from the 2008 Survey of Public Participation in the Arts, the nation’s largest and most representative periodic study of… Read more »