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When Going Gets Tough : Barriers and Motivations Affecting Arts Attendance​

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Publication:
Washington, D.C. : National Endowment for the Arts, 2015
52p.

This report examines demographic and socio-economic characteristics of adults who attended visual and performing arts activities in 2012, but unlike prior NEA research it offers in-depth perspectives on attitudes, motivations, and barriers concerning arts attendance. Based on a NEA module to the 2012 General Social Survey (GSS).

Subjects:
Arts audiences--United States--Statistics
Arts and society--United States

Where artists live : 1970 : Research Division Report no. 5

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Authors:
Ellis, Diane
Publication:
Washington, D.C. : National Endowment for the Arts, 1977
76p.

Tables, maps, and text summarize census data that show national distribution of the American artist population.

Subjects:
Artists--Employment--United States
Artists--United States--Statistics
Artists

Where artists live, 1980


Publication:
Washington (D.C.) : National Endowment for the Arts, Produced and distributed by Pub. Center for Cultural Resources, 1987
72 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.

“This report is produced by the Publishing Center for Cultural Resources as part of a pilot project supported by the National Endowment for the Arts …”–T.p. verso.

Subjects:
Artists--United States
Arts surveys--United States

Who reads literature? : the future of the United States as a nation of readers


Authors:
Zill, Nicholas
Publication:
Washington (D.C.) : Seven Locks Press, 1990
x, 106 p. ; 22 cm
Subjects:
Books and reading--United States--Forecasting
Literature--Appreciation--United States--Forecasting

Willa Cather’s My Ántonia : teacher's guide


Authors:
Koss, Erika
Contributors:
Burnham, Philip
National Endowment for the Arts
Institute of Museum and Library Services (U.S.)
Arts Midwest (Organization : Minneapolis, Minn.)
Publication:
Washington (D.C.) : National Endowment for the Arts, 2006
iv, 20 p. : ill., port. ; 28 cm.

“The Big Read is an initiative of the National Endowment for the Arts designed to restore reading to the center of American culture. The NEA presents The Big Read in partnership with the Institute of Museum and Library Services and in cooperation with Arts Midwest”–P. 4 of cover.

Subjects:
Cather, Willa, 1873-1947--My Ántonia--Study and teaching

Winners of the first Presidential Awards for Design Excellence, January 30, 1985


Contributors:
National Endowment for the Arts. Design Arts Program
Publication:
Washington (D.C.) : National Endowment for the Arts, 1985
1 sheet : ill., ports. ; 28 x 71 cm. folded to 28 x 16 cm.
Subjects:
Design--Awards--United States--20th century
Architectural design--Awards--United States
Public buildings--Awards--United States
City planning--Awards--United States
Landscape architecture--Awards--United States
Industrial design--Awards--United States
Engineering--Awards--United States
Graphic arts--Awards--United States
Interior decoration--Awards--United States

Winning designs : the competitions Renaissance


Authors:
Wynne, George G.
Publication:
Washington (D.C.) : Transaction Books, 1981
60 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Architecture--Competitions
Architectural design

Women And Minorities In Artist Occupations : Research Division Note no. 4

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Publication:
Washington, D.C. : National Endowment for the Arts, 1983
4p.

Analysis of data from the 1980 Census of Population comparing growth by women and minorities in the artist occupations for the 50 states and the District of Columbia.

Subjects:
Women artists--United States
Minorities in art--United States
African American artists

Women Artists: 1990 – 2005 : Research Division Note no. 96

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Publication:
Washington, D.C. : National Endowment for the Arts, 2006
17p.

Research Note #96 gives a detailed view of women artists, including patterns in the female composition of various artist jobs and in the earnings discrepancies between men and women.

Subjects:
Women artists--United States
Artists--Employment--United States

Wonderful town : the future of theater in New York

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Authors:
Brown, Tony
Janeway, Michael, 1940-2014
Szanto, Andras, 1964-
Publication:
Washington, D.C. : National Endowment for the Arts, 2002
102p.
Subjects:
Theater--United States
American drama