Posts tagged with 'Baach, Patience E.'

The Changing Landscape of Arts Participation: A Synthesis of Literature and Expert Interviews

This report provides an overview of theoretical issues concerning: ■ How people participate, both in terms of what activities should be included within the larger, ecological domain of artistic and cultural activity, and the manner and degree of people’s involvement with them ■ Who participates ■ Where participation happens ■ Motivations and barriers to participation

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Public Funding for Art: Chicago Compared with 12 Peer Regions

This study compares the direct public dollars received by organizations and artists in Baltimore, Boston, Chicago, Cleveland, Columbus, Denver, Houston, Miami, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Portland (OR), San Diego, and San Francisco from 2002-2012. Often, studies of public funding for the arts look at appropriations made on the national and state levels and estimates of local expenditures, but this report delves more deeply using grant-level data to examine the dollars received by organizations and artists resident in each city or region.

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The Retention of Chicago's Arts Students in Comparative Perspective

Is any city effective in retaining and employing its arts students, thus cultivating its future creative workforce? To inform this question, this brief examines the extent to which arts alumni remain in Chicago, whether attending school in Chicago helped keep them in the area, and where they live now. Additionally, we look at first work experiences, current employment, and the extent to which arts alumni feel their arts-training relates to both.

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