NASAA NOTES

Thursday, December 4, 2008 VOLUME 12 ISSUE 8  
CONTENTS
Executive Director's Column
Announcements and Resources
New! State to State
Legislative Update
Frequently Asked Questions
Did You Know?
September 11-13, 2008
Chattanooga, Tennessee
Conference Proceedings, Slideshow
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HIGHLIGHTS
Executive Director's Column
Jonathan Katz

NASAA Executive Director Jonathan Katz 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.
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Announcements and Resources
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
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New! State to State
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
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Legislative Update
Thomas L. Birch

NASAA Legislative Counsel Thomas L. Birch Congress Meets Briefly in a Lame Duck Session, with More Work for Congress in 2009 . . .
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Frequently Asked Questions
How many state arts agencies are divisions of larger cultural affairs departments within state government?
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Did You Know?
Amateur Informal Arts Can Increase Quality of Life in Low-Income Neighborhoods . . .
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