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The Creative Economy at the Vanguard of Economic Recovery

The Creative Economy at the Vanguard of Economic Recovery

Updated Creative Economy State Profiles are now available, describing the value of arts and cultural production in every state prior to the global coronavirus pandemic. These data, published by the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts (Arts Endowment), are an authoritative source for the value of…

New Resources for Creative Placemaking

New Resources for Creative Placemaking

November 12, 2020 Two new resources are now available as part of the collaboration between ArtPlace America and NASAA, Strengthening the State Arts Agency Support System for Creative Placemaking. These tools provide information on how practitioners can better access public resources for creative placemaking, and are intended to heighten awareness and ease the pathways to…

New Tool from NASAA: Equity Choice Points!

New Tool from NASAA: Equity Choice Points!

The public sector holds a special responsibility to ensure that the arts enable well-being and prosperity for all in America. Since their inception, state arts agencies have worked to democratize access to the arts. But we have more work to do before we achieve true funding equity for people and places with historically limited resources—especially…