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Arts -- United States

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View Resource Americans for the Arts

Americans for the Arts is the WWW site of the American Council for the Arts (ACA) on the Internet. ArtsUSA provides advocacy information, including relevant Congressional committees, how to contact members, current legislation regarding arts funding, and more. Barbra Streisand's speech promoting the NEA at Harvard University, the ACA Books Catalog, now reorganized and including on-line...

https://www.americansforthearts.org/
View Resource NAJP: Research

In what the National Arts Journalism Program at Columbia University calls "the first comprehensive study of how the arts are covered," Reporting the Arts: News Coverage of Arts and Culture in America analyzes fifteen dailies in ten cities, the three national papers -- The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and USA Today -- as well as the Associated Press and network television. The study...

http://www.najp.org/publications/researchreports.html
View Resource City Lore

Based in New York, the City Lore organization is a nonprofit organization devoted to promoting the cultural heritage of the city through a variety of programs and events. Two online exhibits dealing with the Puerto Rican Day parade and the making of lace highlight some of their more recent work. A resources link on the site leads to several helpful articles that highlight the study of urban...

http://citylore.org/
View Resource George Catlin and His Indian Gallery

George Catlin is considered one of the foremost chroniclers of the Native American experience in the early 19th century, and his dramatic and honest paintings form the main part of this virtual exhibit produced by the Smithsonian American Art Museum. In the 1830s and 1840s, Catlin journeyed throughout the American West documenting the transformation of different Native American groups,...

https://americanart.si.edu/exhibitions/george-catlin-2002
View Resource Princeton University Center for Arts and Cultural Policy Studies

The Princeton University Center for Arts and Cultural Policy Studies was created in 1994 by Stanley N. Katz and Paul DiMaggio, in part "to address the serious and damaging deficit in the information and thinking available to inform the development and implementation of policies related to arts and culture." To this end, the Center's Web site contains a great deal of material that describes their...

http://www.princeton.edu/~artspol/
View Resource Creative Space: Fifty Years of Robert Blackburn's Printmaking Workshop

This Library of Congress exhibition presents fifty-nine works from the Robert Blackburn Printmaking Workshop Archives and Collection, most of which can be viewed online (some await copyright clearance). Master printmaker Robert Blackburn, 1920-2003, established the Printmaking Workshop in 1948 in New York City, becoming one of the largest and longest lasting printmaking studios in the United...

http://www.loc.gov/exhibits/blackburn/
View Resource The National Museum of American Illustration

Founded in 1998 by Judy A. G. Cutler and Laurence S. Cutler, The National Museum of American Illustration is housed at Vernon Court (Newport, RI), a mansion designed 100 years previously by the firm Carrere and Hastings, architects of other notable buildings such as New York Public Library and the Frick Collection. Portions of the six acres of grounds surrounding Vernon Court were originally...

https://americanillustration.org/
View Resource State Arts Agencies 1965-2003: Whose Interests to Serve?

Many commentators on public policy have noticed a marked downturn in publicly-sponsored arts organizations over the past few years; and, in some cases, certain arts agencies have become moribund as a result of decreased funding. The RAND Corporation recently released a 60-page report on this particular phenomenon (commissioned by The Wallace Foundation) and authored by one of their staff members,...

https://www.rand.org/pubs/monographs/MG121.html
View Resource Americans for the Arts

Over the past several decades, a host of organizations have developed for the purpose of lobbying on behalf of the arts throughout the United States. Americans for the Arts was created in 1996 when the National Assembly of Local Arts Agencies and the American Council for the Arts merged. The primary purpose of the nonprofit organization is to advance the cause of the arts in America through...

https://www.americansforthearts.org/
View Resource Americans for the Arts (Last reviewed in the Scout Report on September 15, 1995)

Based in Washington, D.C. and New York, Americans for the Arts is primarily interested in "representing and serving local communities and creating opportunities for every American to participate in and appreciate all forms of the arts." From their homepage, visitors can learn about their most recent advocacy efforts and also learn more about creating and supporting arts opportunities in various...

https://www.americansforthearts.org/
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