ERIC Number: ED395867
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989
Why We Need the Arts: 8 Quotable Speeches by Leaders in Education, Government, Business, and the Arts.
American Council for the Arts, New York, NY.
This collection of speeches focuses on arts advocacy from perspectives ranging from arts education to the role of government and business in the arts. The book contains an introduction by Milton Rhodes and includes eight speeches: (1) "To Answer the Hunger Within" (Thomas H. Kean); (2) "It is the Dark We Have to Fear" (Edward Albee); (3) "Making Connections: The Arts and School Reform" (Ernest L. Boyer); (4) "To Preserve the Momentum" (John Brademas); (5) "Public Service: The Winning Edge in Business" (James E. Burke); (6) "The Nation and the Arts" (Schuyler G. Chapin); (7) "The Road Toward Civilization" (Frank Hodsoll); and (8) "A Meeting of the Minds" (Morris Tanenbaum). A brief passage about the American Council for the Arts also is included. (NP)
Descriptors: Advocacy, Art Education, Business Responsibility, Dance Education, Dramatics, Educational Change, Educational Improvement, Educational Needs, Educational Policy, Elementary Secondary Education, Fine Arts, Government Role, Music Education, Public Service, School Business Relationship, Theater Arts
American Council for the Arts, 1 East 53rd Street, New York, NY 10022.
Publication Type: Books; Opinion Papers; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Council for the Arts, New York, NY.
Note: Speeches made at the National Arts Convention (New Brunswick, NJ, October 5-7, 1988).