U.S. Cultural Policy

Its Politics of Participation, Its Creative Potential

Roberto Bedoya

2004, 16 pages. National Performance Network, 225 Baronne Street, Suite 1712, New Orleans, LA, 70112, 504-595-8008

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This brief paper contains big ideas. Making the case that national cultural policy discussions have marginalized or excluded a significant sector of the arts community, both artist-centered and ethnic-specific arts organizations, it raises questions and offers suggestions directed toward re-framing cultural policy activities in a more inclusive, lively, and authentic forum.