Whither Nonprofits? (2008)
The Center hosted a working group to discuss the viability of the nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization for small-medium arts organizations, with a particular focus on the creation of new work.
The Doctor Is In (2000)
International cultural policy scholar and RCAC Board Member and Professor Mark Schuster helped to develop and run a seminar for 25 academics teaching arts and cultural policy in Canada and the United States; former NEA-Chair Frank Hodsoll offered expert advice.
Research on Artists (2000)
Abstract: A Working Conference at Princeton University: May 24-25, 2000 A collaboration between the Research Center for Arts and Culture and Princeton University’s Center for Arts and Cultural Policy Studies, the conference brought together an international set of scholars in order to encourage methodological innovation by sharing approaches in the field, enable leading artist researchers from around the world to discuss issues of shared concern, and develop projects that will advance the field of artist research. Two of the conference’s projects are available online: Bibliography: Research on Artists and Studies of Artists: An Annotated Bibliography.
Information on Artists Working Group (1989)
Abstract: In the Fall of 1989, representatives from the artists, arts service and arts funding communities joined Research Center staff members to develop strategies for translating the Center’s newly gathered artist information into a useful form for practitioners.
Labor Relations and the Arts (1985)
Abstract: In Spring 1985, Columbia University’s School of the Arts and Cornell University’s School of Industrial and Labor Relations co-sponsored a conference on labor relations and the performing arts. The edited proceedings from that conference, plus additional articles, were published as two special issues of the Journal of Arts Management and Law. Volume II won the Education Press Distinguished Achievement Award for overall excellence in journals. Journal of Arts Management and Law. 16.1 and 16.2 (1986).
Seminar in Arts Management and Arts Law
Location: Budapest, Hungary
Abstract: Seminar in Arts Management and Arts Law took place in Budapest. Thirty-five arts managers, artists and nonprofit lawyers discussed management and philanthropy for the arts and culture in a civil society in Hungary.
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St. Petersburg (2003)
Location: St. Petersburg, Russia
Abstract: A decade long partnership between CEC International Partners and the city of St. Petersburg, Russia uses RCAC to develop position papers and curriculum materials.
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Violating Art (1987)
Location: New York, NY
Abstract: A discussion, held in March 1987 at Symphony Space, New York City, focused on artists’ work in unique public spaces including urban and natural landscapes.