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FROM SNOBBY TO SUSTAINABLE: MOVING MUSEUM FUNDRAISING FROM SELECT ELITIST CONTRIBUTIONS TO DIVERSE COMMUNITY PARTICIPATION

By Yuha Jung

With public funding for the arts decreasing, fundraising is becoming more vital—especially for museums where contributions comprise most of their revenue. However, traditional fundraising models, relying heavily on wealthy, white, well-educated donors, is less effective, excluding many perspectives and people. 1,316 more words

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FAIRNESS CONSIDERATIONS IN THE LIVE MUSIC INDUSTRY

By Hendrik Sonnabend

Traditional economic thinking presumes artists in the live music business to act like a monopolist who adjusts the ticket price to variations in demand whenever it is possible. 1,014 more words

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VOLATILE ART AUDIENCES

By Koen van Eijck

Cultural consumers are increasingly hard to pin down as a certain type of consumer with a clearly defined taste. In addition, younger generations show a declining interest in canonized art forms. 1,085 more words

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GOING MEANS TROUBLE AND STAYING MAKES IT DOUBLE: THE VALUE OF LICENSING RECORDED MUSIC ONLINE

By Christian Handke, Balász Bodó and Joan-Josep Vallbé

A longstanding and divisive debate rages over copyright enforcement online. This article discusses an alternative approach of a copyright compensation system (CCS) floated mostly by legal scholars… 1,155 more words

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INSPIRING LOUVRE OR TATE? SUBJECTIVE WELL-BEING AND ENGAGEMENT IN ARTS, CULTURE AND SPORT

By Daniel Wheatley and Craig Bickerton

Does engagement in art, culture and sport have positive effects on our well-being? This research contributes to our understanding of the positive leisure experience, and cultural value, derived from engagement in arts, cultural and sporting activities. 1,005 more words

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SOMEBODY MUST KNOW SOMETHING!

By John Sedgwick and Mike Pokorny

William Goldman, the screenwriter of Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, posited that ‘nobody knows anything’ about the financial risks associated with the film industry, elevated by the Harvard professor Richard Caves to the ‘nobody knows’ principle.  993 more words

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THE ARTS CONNECT STUDENTS TO SCHOOL

M. Kathleen Thomas

Student enrollment in public school courses in visual art, music, theatre, and dance is linked to reduced high school dropout even after controlling for observable student and school characteristics expected to influence both arts participation and school commitment. 843 more words

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