Arts Research

July 31, 2005 by admin
2003, 16 pages. The Fund for Folk Culture, P.O. Box 1566, Santa Fe, NM, 87504-1566, 505-984-2534, www.folkculture.org Download pdf: http://www.folkculture.org/LinkClick.aspx?fileticket=i%2fF30k5JKUk%3d&tabid=67 Read More...
July 31, 2005 by admin
December 2004, 12 pages. John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, 200 South Biscayne Boulevard, Suite 3300, Miami, FL, 33131-2349, 305-908-2600 Download: http://www.knightfoundation.org/research_publications/detail.dot?id=178209 Read More...
July 31, 2005 by admin
2004, 20 pages, with accompanying DVD. La Peña Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94750, 510-849-2568, www.lapena.org Read More...
March 31, 2005 by admin
GIA members have often expressed an interest in providing resources for artists that go "beyond the check." Following is a list of web sites for organizations that provide useful information related to specific disciplines, funding, career opportunities, professional development, and other resources for artists. Alliance for Artists Communities   www.artistcommunities.org Read More...
March 31, 2005 by admin
To California's great Central Valley they have come from the highlands of Oaxaca, the cities of eastern Pakistan, the relocation camps of Thailand—political refugees and new immigrants from around the world aspiring to build a future for their children, grands, and greats. For three days in October these new U.S. Americans gathered in Fresno's Tower District for their second Tamejavi Festival. Everyone was welcome; the historic Tower Theatre's marquis proclaimed, “Tamejavi: It's Still Free.” Read More...
March 31, 2005 by admin
Early in 2004, the Graduate Center of the City of New York convened ten small to mid-sized arts organizations to talk about what had happened to them in an experimental, internet-based project funded by the Ford Foundation. The ten, from across the country, are community-based cultural organizations; they share a commitment to emerging and experimental artists and art forms, and a commitment—equally firm—to their local or nearby communities. Despite their similarities of mission, the ten were not familiar with each other's work. Read More...
March 31, 2005 by admin
The lines between arts and environmental grantmaking often are sharply drawn. However, in the life of thriving communities, the two are integrally linked. As part of a roundtable discussion at last October's GIA conference, it was heartening to share vivid examples of how GIA members are exploring the intersections of environment and art. Read More...
September 30, 2004 by admin
Alternate ROOTS is a coalition of artists and cultural workers in the Southeastern USA; addressing racism and other oppressions has been integral to our mission for a long time. At our 2004 Annual Meeting this past August a panel of ROOTS' founding members discussed the function of ROOTS as a cultural continuation of the civil rights movement - beginning with our founding at the legendary Highlander Center in New Market, Tennessee. Read More...
September 30, 2004 by admin
The Chicago Dance Mapping Project (CDMP) was conducted by Dance/USA over a period of eighteen months through 2002 "to capture a census of dance activity" in the six counties of the greater Chicago metropolitan area. Although the research coincided with the San Francisco and Washington, D.C. needs assessments described in the winter 2004 (Vol. 15, No. 1) Reader, the Chicago research was even more broadly inclusive of diverse dance entities and was originally intended to be reported and used as a database. Read More...
September 30, 2004 by admin
Arts International Provides an online library of reports and research in the "Resources & Reports" section and links to international culture sites categorized by region. Read More...