Thursday, December 4, 2008
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Economic downturns trigger predictable concerns on the part of responsible public sector leaders. State arts agencies can adapt to the changing economic environment by reconsidering their mission and their management, communication and cultural leadership roles.
2009 Coming Up Taller Awards Application Deadline January 30 . . . Tennessee's Fisk Singers Receive National Medal of Arts . . . The Wallace Foundation Awards $7.7 Million to Support Seattle's Arts Community . . . New Grant Opportunity . . . New Issue of Cultural Heritage Tourism News . . . A Framework for Evaluation from VSA Arts . . . Fair Use Best Practices for Media Literacy Educators . . . Direction in Difficult Times . . .New NASAA Board Member Honored
Congress Meets Briefly in a Lame Duck Session, with More Work for Congress in 2009 . . .
Learn about state arts agency successes in this new column. This month: New Jersey Arts at a Crossroads: Creative Solutions for Tough Economic Times . . . Wednesday Words in Nebraska . . . South Carolina Mayors Institute on Community Design . . . The Culture and Heritage of Lake Tahoe, Nevada, Driving and Walking Tour . . . Massachusetts Big Yellow Bus Program
How many state arts agencies are divisions of larger cultural affairs departments within state government?
Amateur Informal Arts Can Increase Quality of Life in Low-Income Neighborhoods . . .