Research (233 publications)

1,563 Retail Art Dealers Report 1982 Sales of Nearly $700,000,000 : Research Division Note no. 19

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Publication:
Washington, D.C. : National Endowment for the Arts, 1987
4p.

Information from the 1982 Economic Census is analyzed in terms of numbers of retail art dealers in the 50 states and the District of Columbia and in the 19 largest metropolitan areas. The information presented includes numbers of retail art dealers in each political subdivision and their sales in terms of art, artist materials and supplies, and other merchandise.

Subjects:
Arts--Economic aspects--United States

1971 financial and salary survey

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Authors:
McGrath, Kyran M.
Contributors:
American Association of Museums
Publication:
Washington, D.C. : National Endowment for the Arts, 1971
Subjects:
Museum finance

1973 museum salary and financial survey

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Authors:
McGrath, Kyran M.
Contributors:
American Association of Museums
Publication:
Washington, D.C. : National Endowment for the Arts, 1973
Subjects:
Museum finance

1992 addendum to the 1989 sourcebook of arts statistics

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Authors:
Bradshpw, Tom
Alexander, Debbie
Publication:
Washington, D.C. : National Endowment for the Arts, 1992

May 1992. This report was prepared under contract for the National Endowment for the Arts, Research Division.

Subjects:
Arts, American

1997 Survey of Public Participation in the Arts : Half of U.S. Adults Attended Arts Performances or Exhibitions. Research Division Note no. 70

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Publication:
Washington, D.C. : National Endowment for the Arts, 1998

Presents highlights from a national survey of 12,349 adults that measures participation in arts activities through 1) attendance at live events b) watching or listening through broadcast and recorded media and c) personal performance or creation of art.

Subjects:
Artists--United States--Statistics
Arts--United States--Statistics
Arts audiences--United States--Statistics

1997 Survey of Public Participation in the Arts: Summary Report

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Publication:
Washington, D.C. : National Endowment for the Arts, 1999
92p.

This report describes the results of the 1997 Survey of Public Participation in the Arts (SPPA). In addition to attendance at arts activities and participation through broadcast and recorded media, the report covers geographic and demographic differences in participation, arts socialization, music preferences and other leisure activities as well as background information on the history of the SPPA and changes introduced in 1997.

Subjects:
Arts audiences--United States--Statistics
Arts--United States--Citizen participation
Artists--United States--Statistics
Arts--United States--Statistics

2002 Survey of Public Participation in the Arts

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Publication:
Washington, D.C. : National Endowment for the Arts, 2004
70p.

This report describes U.S. adult arts participation in 2002. It shows attendance at live arts events (such as concerts, plays, and dance performances), as well as the number and percentage of adults visiting art museums and reading literature. The survey also investigates arts participation through broadcast and recorded media, the Internet, and personal participation such as singing in choirs or making photographs. In addition, the report discusses demographic and geographic differences in arts participation, and compares 2002 rates to those found in 1982 and 1992.

Subjects:
Arts--United States--Statistics
Artists--United States--Statistics
Arts audiences--United States--Statistics
Arts--United States--Citizen participation--Statistics

2002 Survey of Public Participation in the Arts, Highlights : Research Division Note no. 81

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Publication:
Washington, D.C. : National Endowment for the Arts, 2003
9p.

Presents highlights from a national survey of 17,135 adults that measures participation in arts activities through 1) attendance at live events; 2) watching or listening through broadcast and recorded media; and 3) personal performance or creation of art.

Subjects:
Arts audiences--United States--Statistics
Arts--United States--Citizen participation
Artists--United States--Statistics
Arts--United States--Statistics

2008 Survey of Public Participation in the Arts

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Publication:
Washington, D.C. : National Endowment for the Arts, 2009
93p.

This report describes U.S. adult arts participation in 2008. It shows attendance at live arts events (such as concerts, plays, and dance performances), as well as the number and percentage of adults visiting art museums and reading literature. The survey also investigates arts participation through broadcast and recorded media, the Internet, and personal participation such as singing in choirs or making photographs. In addition, the report discusses demographic and geographic differences in arts participation, compares 2008 rates to those found in 1982, 1992, and 2002, and summarizes 2008 results by art form.

Subjects:
Arts audiences--United States--Statistics
Arts--United States--Citizen participation
Artists--United States--Statistics
Arts--United States--Statistics

2008 survey of public participation in the arts

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Authors:
Iyengar, Sunil, 1973-
Bradshaw, Tom
Nichols, Bonnie
Publication:
Washington, D.C. : National Endowment for the Arts, 2009

Produced by the Office of Research & Analysis, Sunil Iyengar, Director,Tom Bradshaw, Senior Research Officer, Bonnie Nichols, Research Analyst.

Subjects:
Arts audiences--United States--Statistics
Art surveys