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View Resource NEA Publications: 1997 Survey of Public Participation in the Arts: Summary Report

Sponsored by the National Endowment for the Arts, the 1997 Survey of Public Participation in the Arts has recently been made available on the Web. The survey covers attendance at events in the visual and performing arts, use of broadcast and performance media by patrons of the arts, and the demographics of performers. Specifically, the survey gives statistics on numbers of attendees at artistic...
View Resource The Performing Arts in a New Era

This 137-page report explores trends in the performing arts over the past 30 years. Commissioned by the Pew Charitable Trusts and conducted by RAND, the study claims to be the first comprehensive overview of the performing arts in the last few decades. For the report, RAND researchers examined data on live and recorded theater, opera, dance, and music, in both the commercial and volunteer or...