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ERIC Number: ED413276
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1997-Feb
Pages: 43
Abstractor: N/A
Creative America. A Report to the President by the President's Committee on the Arts and the Humanities.
President's Committee on the Arts and the Humanities, Washington, DC.
This report was written by the President's Committee on the Arts and Humanities and offers suggestions to the President of the United States on ways to strengthen the system of support for the arts and the humanities in the United States. The document describes a vital cultural life as essential to a functioning democracy. It also examines the many aspects of the country's complex, interdependent support system which includes individual, foundation, and corporate support; government grants; and the many creative ways in which cultural organizations earn income. Included are over 50 recommendations in 5 categories or steps to the future: Educating our Youth for the Future; Investing in Cultural Capital; Renewing American Philanthropy; Affirming the Public Role; and Expanding International Cultural Relations. The report concludes with a selected bibliography. (KCM)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Policymakers; Practitioners; Researchers
Language: English
Sponsor: AT&T Foundation, New York, NY.; J. Paul Getty Trust, Santa Monica, CA.; William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, Palo Alto, CA.; Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, New York, NY.
Authoring Institution: President's Committee on the Arts and the Humanities, Washington, DC.
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A
Note: For related documents, see ED 371 973, ED 364 493, ED 356 992-993, ED 345 983-987, ED 319 670, and ED 241 407. Funding also provided by the Thomas S. Kenan Institute for the Arts, Sara Lee Corporation, Warner Brothers, and the following foundations: Horace W. Goldsmith, Betty R. Sheffer and Texaco.