Updated NASAA Member Directory

Thursday, May 7, 2009

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Executive Director's Column

NASAA Executive Director Jonathan Katz

Given current economic circumstances and the trends toward instant information and limitless leisure-time options, what role should public cultural leaders play?


Announcements and Resources

News and Current Information

Foundation Growth and Giving Estimates, 2009 Edition . . . Prolonged Job Losses Strain State Agencies . . . Charities and the Troubled Economy . . . Assets and Opportunity Scorecard . . . Medici's Lever: The Cultural Policy Game . . . National Science Foundation Connects Arts and Science . . .


Legislative Update

NASAA Legislative Counsel Thomas L. Birch

Legislation Would Offer Charitable Deduction for Artists' Gifts . . .


State to State

Showcasing State Arts Agency Ingenuity

Arts and Economic Development in Virginia . . . Public Art in D.C. . . . Cultural Tourism in Oregon . . . Convening Constituents in Missouri . . .


Research on Demand

Mapping the Work of State Arts Agencies . . .


Did You Know?

NASAA Has a Treasure Trove of Grants Statistics . . .