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Thursday, September 10, 2009

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Executive Director's Column

A Conversation with Rocco Landesman; Remembering Ted Kennedy

NASAA Executive Director Jonathan Katz

My first meeting with new National Endowment for the Arts Chairman Rocco Landesman was an opportunity to familiarize him with state arts agency priorities . . . Ted Kennedy's stalwart advocacy on behalf of broadening public participation in the nation's cultural life helped ensure a meaningful role for the federal government in support of the arts and humanities. . .


Announcements and Resources

News and Current Information

September 24 Web Seminar: No "Off Season" for Advocacy . . . Save the Date: NASAA Annual (Virtual) Business Meeting November 6 . . . Engaging Audiences Report . . . Current Federal Updates for SAAs . . . NASAA Annual Fund . . . Arts Education for All . . . Ted Kennedy Legacy . . . Arts & the Economy Free to SAAs. . . more . . .


State to State

Showcasing State Arts Agency Ingenuity

Jesse Rye

Reducing participation barriers in D.C. . . . Documenting impact in California . . . Improving conditions for South Carolina artists . . . Promoting the arts in Maine . . .


Research on Demand

Creative Economy and Cultural Tourism Resources

NASAA Research Director Angela Han

Numerous cities, states and regions have successfully incorporated the concept of the creative economy and the value of cultural tourism into their work . . .


Did You Know?

The Hidden Hazards of Creative Economic Development

In focusing on building and branding cultural life, some cities are not recognizing the cultural lives of urban neighborhoods and their residents . . .