Posts tagged with 'Schuster, J. Mark'

Policy and Planning with a Purpose or The Art of Making Choices in Arts Funding

How does one make informed choices in arts funding and in arts policy?

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State Cultural Policy: What is it? Does Illinois have one? Should it?

Presenter: J. Mark Schuster, Editor and Project Director of Mapping State Cultural Policy: The State of Washington (Cultural Policy Center 2003)

Discussants: Reginald Jones, Executive Director of the Steans Family Foundation, and Kristina Valaitis, Executive Director of the Illinois Humanities Council

Respondent: Jody Kretzmann, co-director of the Asset-Based Community Development Institute (ABCD Institute) at the Institute for Policy Research at Northwestern University and an advocate of mapping community level assets as part of a planning process

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Lasting Effects: Assessing the Future of Economic Impact Analysis of the Arts

Lasting Effects Conference Summary and Edited Transcript (PDF) — Edited for clarity as well as concision, this document highlights the major themes of this conference. It provides a clear and brief introduction to current thinking about economic impact analyses. This document also contains a very informative introduction by Jonathan Katz and a glossary of economic terms.

About the Conference


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Washington State Cultural Policy

The conference, held at the University of Washington, was a public discussion of "Mapping State Cultural Policy: The State of Washington," a research study published by the Cultural Policy Center at the University of Chicago. The project was funded by the Pew Charitable Trusts.

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Building on the Past: Landmarks Policy and Urban Development

Panelists including architects, urban planners, economists, policy analysts and activists discussed questions of landmarks policy and key Chicago cases including Soldier Field and South Michigan Avenue historic district.

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