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The traditional focus of nonprofit decision-making practice has been a discussion around the allocation of authority and responsibility among those at the top of the organizational pyramid. Which decisions require the approval of the chief executive (and is she functioning … Continue reading

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Createquity is a blog written by Ian David Moss, Fractured Atlas’ Research Director. His “top ten” list of important arts policy stories was posted late last year, but if you missed it, it is well worth a read (and not … Continue reading

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This past Friday at the annual conference of the Association of Performing Arts Presenters in New York City, I was thrilled to participate in a forward-looking discussion about the pivotal role that venues and settings play in performing arts experiences.  … Continue reading

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Over the past several months, I have been deconstructing what we, as a field, mean when we talk about “arts participation” in light of what we are discovering about how people actually engage with arts and creative activities in their daily lives.  … Continue reading

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In the past few months, I have been clipping articles about a so-called “new” trend towards more amateur participation in the arts.  First there was an article in Newsweek that pointed to the global recession as an explanation for the uptick … Continue reading

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There are few art forms in which the artist’s tools, techniques, and processes are being as dramatically transformed by digital technologies as photography. An interesting juxtaposition: the loss of important film stocks, most recently Kodachrome, which Kodak will soon retire, … Continue reading

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Taking Part is an ongoing longitudinal survey of cultural participation in England, commissioned by the Department for Culture, Media and Sport and the Arts Council England. Every year it asks residents across the country (age 16+) about their attendance at … Continue reading

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Dance has been on my mind a lot lately as important findings about dance seem to pop out of our research efforts on a regular basis. A study of Dallas public school children commissioned by Big Thought found broad interest … Continue reading

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University of California Press Within weeks, two leading thinkers in very different parts of the cultural sector came out with major new writings that are variations on the same theme. As Marc notes, John Holden considers what a more “democratic … Continue reading

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