ERIC Number: ED298071
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979-Aug
Reference Count: N/A
The State Arts Agencies in 1974: All Present and Accounted For. Research Division Report #8.
Dedicated to describing all U.S. states' and territories' arts agencies at the close of 1974, this research report complies and analyzes information about their: (1) structure, management, organization, and relationships with other groups and organizations; (2) functions and practices; and (3) receipts and expenditures. State governing councils and commissions, agency staffs, and associated staffs, are described, along with: (1) executive responsibilities; (2) administrative costs; (3) state budgets; (4) intrastate relationships; (5) community councils; (6) citizen advocates; and (7) regional relationships. State art agencies' functions are examined in terms of program emphases, priorities, activities, grant-making, and target audiences. Funding is analyzed in relation to: (1) sources of agency, public, and private funds; (2) matching funds; (3) project funds and expenditures; (4) direct and indirect receipts; (5) primary receipts by art form; (6) project expenditures by activity type; and (7) project funding continuity. A projected outlook, 51 tables, and a directory of states' and territories' arts agencies are included. (JHP)
Descriptors: Agency Role, Art, Data Interpretation, Financial Support, National Surveys, Research, State Agencies, Statistical Analysis
Publishing Center for Cultural Resources, 152 West 42nd St., New York, NY 10036 ($4.50).
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Endowment for the Arts, Washington, DC. Research Div.
Note: Some material is summarized from "State Arts Councils" by Joseph Farrell and others.