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SELECTED ONLINE PUBLICATIONS
This page offers a selection of available online publications including studies, reports, analyses and research papers that focus on music and arts related issues with a particular focus on music and arts philanthropy.
Why should government support the arts? National Assembly of State Arts Agencies (US), 2010.
Live Classical Music Organizations in Europe - an international comparison of funding trends, governance mechanisms and organizational structures, Marcello M. Mariani, European Cultural Foundation, 2010.
Funding Culture, Managing the Risk, Proceedings of Symposium, UNESCO, 2010.
Arts philanthropy: the facts, trends, potential, Business and Arts, UK, (Tina Mermiri), 2010.
Mapping Cultural Diversity, German UNESCO Commission, Asia Europe Foundation, 2010.
The Future of Arts Philanthropy, White Paper, Janet Brown (Grantmakers for the Arts), Americans for the Arts, 2010.
Culture of Innovation: An economic analysis of innovation in arts and culture organisations, research report, NESTA, 2010.
Mapping Asia-Europe cultural cooperation, study, ASEF, 2010.
The performing arts in lean times - opportunities for reinvention, session report, Salzburg Global Seminar, 2010.
The Power of Culture for Development, UNESCO, 2010.
Creative Economy and Culture in the Innovation Policy, Ministry of Education, Finland, 2010.
Native Arts and Cultures: Research, Growth and Opportunities for Philanthropic Support, The Ford Foundation, 2010.
Culture and Development: A Response to the Challenges of the Future? Symposium Reader, AECID/UNESCO, 2010.
National Arts Advocacy Campaigns - overview of case studies and good practice, report, IFACCA, 2010.
2010 Bank of America Merill Lynch Study of High Net-Worth Philanthropy, (includes trends on giving to the arts).
Statistics in the Wake of Challenges Posed by Diversity in a Globalization Context, Marc Schuster, MIT, UNESCO/ Observatoire de la Culture et des Communications, Quebec, Canada, 2010.
Unlocking the potential of the culture and creative industries, (green paper), European Commission, 2010.
Arts Funding in India, blog (British Council), 2010.
Arts Funders and the Recession: A Year Later, Molly Sidford, Marcy Hinand Cady, Grantmakers in the Arts Reader, Vol. 21, No. 3 Fall 2010.
Trends in Private Sector Giving in Arts and Cultural Exchange, Margaret C. Ayers, Grantmakers in the Arts, Reader, Vol. 21, No.3, 2010.
Entering upon Novelty: Policy and Funding Issues for a New Era in the Arts, Richard Evans, GIA Reader, Vol. 21, No. 3, 2010
A Delicate Balance: Music Education in Canadian Schools, Hills Strategies Research Inc, 2010.
Arts in Education and Creativity - A Review of the Literature, Report for Creative Partnerships, Mike Fleming, Durham University, 2010.
Response to Music Education Review, National Campaign for the Arts (NCA), UK, 2010.
Arts Education and Cognitive Development, Arts Facts, Americans for the Arts, 2010.
Improved Academic Performance for Students with High Level of Arts Involvement, Arts Facts, Americans for the Arts, 2010.
Art-Youth-Culture: FYI Report and Arts Council Response, Arts Council Ireland, 2010.
Arts and Humanities Research Landscape in India, Report, India Foundation for the Arts / Research Councils UK, 2010.
Partnership for 21st Century Skills Map (the map provides educator-created examples of how art subjects (dance, music, theatre, and visual and media arts) can be fused with skills to create engaging learning experiences that promote 21st century knowledge and skill acquisition), Music Educators National Conference (MENC), 2010.
Creative Industries in China, IVCA Report, 2010.
Political pragmatism and the creative economy: Singapore as a City for the Arts, abstract from article in International Journal of Cultural Policy, Volume 16 / Issue 4 2010, Can-Seng Ooi.
The Implementation of the Convention on Cultural Diversity in the External Relations of the EU, paper, commissioned by the European Parliament's Committee on Culture and Education, 2010.
Arts Funding in a Cooler Climate, Subsidy, Commerce and the Mixed Economy of Culture in the UK, Martin Smith, Business and Arts UK, 2010.
Unternehmerische Kulturförderung in Deutschland, (study on sponsorship of the arts in Germany, in German only), Kulturkreis der Deutschen Wirtschaft im BDI e.V., 2010.
Cultural Tourism (cultural travelers - both domestic and international - are ideal tourists. They spend more and stay longer), Arts Facts, Americans for the Arts, 2010.
Culture as a tool for development, Challenges for Analysis and Action, ARCADE (Florence le Duc, ed.), 2010.
Las Industrias Culturales y el Desarrollo de los países Americanos, Nestor García Canclini, 2010.
Economic Impact of the Non-Profit Arts Industry (USA), Arts Facts, Americans for the Arts, 2010.
Performers' experienced emotions in the construction of expressive musical performance: An exploratory investigation, (abstract of article), Psychology of Music, November 8, Anemone G. W. Van Zijl and John Sloboda, 2010.
Musical narratives: A study of a young child's identity work in and through music-making, (abstract of article), Psychology of Music, October 27, Margaret Barrett, 2010.
Sources of Revenue for Non-Profit Arts Organizations (estimated), Arts Facts, Americans for the Arts, 2010.
What's the right relationship between philanthropy and government? Grantcraft, 2010.
Measuring Creativity (book, summary of the European Commission's International Conference "Can creativity be measured?"), 2010.
IFPI Digital Music Report, International Federation of the Phonograpic Industry, 2010
Not Rocket Science. A Roadmap for Arts and Cultural R&D; Report, Hasan Bakhshi, Radhika Desai and Alan Freeman (Australia), 2010.
Culture of Innovation, An Economic Analysis of Innovation in Arts and Cultural Organisations, NESTA, 2010.
Claiming Creativity, Columbia College Chicago / ELIA, Symposium Report, 2010.
The arts as an instrument? Notes on the controversy surrounding the value of art, abstract of article in International Journal of Cultural Policy, Volume 16 / Issue 2 2010, Kees Vuyk.
Headbanging Against Repressive Regimes — Censorship of heavy metal in the Middle East, North Africa, Southeast Asia and China’, FREEMUSE Report, 2010.
Peer Power! The Future of Higher Arts Education in Europe, artesnetEurope (ELIA), 2010.
New Models, New Money: A Foundation for the Artist, Centre for Social Impact, Australia (Peter Shergold), 2010.
Private Giving to Arts, Culture and Humanities 1997 - 2009, briefing, Americans for the Arts, 2010.
Investing in Cultural Diversity and Intercultural Dialogue, UNESCO World Report, 2009.
How to Market Music from Developing Countries Online, presentation, Martin Labbe, International Trade Centre at WIPO meeting, 2009.
Asia-Pacific CultureLink Cultural Policy Conference 2009, Cultural Development and Information Networks in the 21st Century, Conference Report, Seoul, Republic of Korea, 2009.
UNESCO Framework for Cultural Statistics, UNESCO, 2009.
Arts and Culture Philanthropy in Asia, Dawin Chen (Interview), Asia Pacific Philanthropy Consortium, 2009.
The Independence of Government Arts Funding, Review (Christopher Madden), IFACCA, 2009.
Arts and Cultural Education at School in Europe, European Commission, 2009.
Using the Arts and Culture to Deliver Positive Activities for Young People, Arts Council England, 2009.
Into the Breach: How Creative Philanthropy Can Reverse the Eroding Landscape of Arts Education, White paper, New Media Consortium, 2009.
Using Arts and Culture to Stimulate State Economic Development, National Endowment for the Arts, USA, 2009.
Health of Pacific Heritage Arts, Research Summary Report, Arts Council of New Zealand, 2009.
Creativity Counts! Restore Arts Funding Now, Arts Advocacy Alliance (Canada), 2009.
Jerome Kagan on Why the Arts Matter, Six Good Reasons for Advocating the Importance of Arts in School, Harvard University, 2009.
Third World CultureLink Conference Reader: The Evolving Aspects of Culture in the 21st Century, Zagreb, 2009.
Neuroeducation: Learning, Arts, and the Brain, Findings and Challenge for Educators and Researchers from the 2009 John Hopkins University Summit, 2009. Link to book page (Dana Foundation).
Shaping Cultural Diversity, Recommendations for Action from Civil Society for the Implementation in and by Germany of the UNESCO Convention on the Diversity of Cultural Expressions, German UNESCO Commission, 2009.
Performance Measurement in the Arts Sector: The Case of the Performing Arts, (Johanne Turbide, Claude Laurin, authors), Boekman Stichting, 2009.
Information systems to support the mobility of artists and other professionals in the culture field: a feasibility study, ECOTEC, 2009.
Achieving Intercultural Dialogue through the Arts and Culture? Concepts, Policies, Programmes, Practices, Danielle Cliche, Andreas Wiegand, ERICarts, 2009.
Local Pride: A Study into Private Giving to the Arts in England, A Study into Donor Motivation, (author:Ana Gaio, City University, London; editor: Joanne South, Arts&Business UK), 2009.
Supporting Music: Voices from the Field, Essays by Directors of Music Organisations from Around the World. IMTF Philanthropy Series, Vol. I, June 2009. (Erica Eyrich, Martin Dixon, eds.).
Encourage children today to build audiences for tomorrow, Arts Council England, 2009.
Visas - the discordant note - A White paper on visa issues, Europe & artists' mobility, Freemuse, ELMF, ECA, (Ole Reitov and Hans Hjorth, authors), 2009.
Access to Knowledge and Creativity, IP and Strategies for the Creative Industries, presentation at WIPO meeting, Shirley Leung, Chinese University of Hong Kong, 2009.
Investing in Music, IMTF Music Advisory Services Brochure, 2009.
Private Investments in Culture 2008/2009: the arts in the "new normal", Arts and Business UK, (Tini Mermiri), 2009.
Integrating Human Rights, Culture and Gender in Programming (Interactive manual for training workshops with UN-related development practitioners, published by the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA). The aim of the manual is to show basics of how to communicate, negotiate and mediate about culturally sensitive issues. It includes a programming tool - the "Culture Lens" - developed by UNFPA, as well as discussion of how it relates to international development goals, and how it can be applied. UNFPA, 2009.
Culture and Creative Industries in Germany, Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology, 2009.
Philanthropy and the Arts, Arts Council Ireland, 2009.
Arts and Ecological Sustainability, 2009 Report of the International Federation of Arts Councils and Culture Agencies.
Creativity and Innovation, Position paper, ELIA/AEC for the European Year of Creativity and Innovation, 2009.
Global Financial Crisis and the Impact on the Arts, 2009 Report of the International Federation of Arts Councils and Culture Agencies.
The Recession and the Arts: The Impact of the Economic Downturn on Non-Profit Culture Group in New York City, Alliance for the Arts, USA, 2009.
Mapping Foundation Engagement: Music Philanthropy in New York City - A Case Study, Kathleen McCarthy, 2008.
Strategic Music Diplomacy: Exploring Models of Cultural and Social Engagement, Summary of an IMTF knowledge-building roundtable held in Paris, November 2008.
The Importance of Artistic Research and its Contribution to 'New Knowledge' in a Creative Europe, European League of Institutes of the Arts, ELIA Strategy Paper, 2008.
Towards an International Higher Music Education Area, 2008 Policy Paper of the European Association of Music Conservatoires.
Creative Economy Report 2008. The Challenge of Assessing the Creative Economy: towards informed Policy-making, United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), 2008.
Music will not be Silenced, Freemuse report outlining various case studies relating to freedom of expresson, World Forum on Music Censorship, 2008.
Investing in Arts and Culture, The Corporate Philanthropist, Dana Goia, 2007.
Trends in the Arts and Arts Funding, Final Report, R.A. Malatest & Associates Ltd., for Alberta Foundation for the Arts (Canada), 2007. TF - in
Status of the Artist, presentation, John F Smith, International Federation of Musicians, 2006.
Sponsorship of the Arts: An Annotated and Selected Bibliography, Matthieu Feigné, HEC Montreal, Canada, 2006.
Promoting the Culture Sector through Job Creation and Small Enterprise Development in SADC Countries: The Music Industry, Cecile Ambert, ILO, Small Enterprise Development Series, 2003.
Investing in Creativity: A Study of the Support Structure for U.S. Artists, Urban Institute, 2003.
Erternational music trust fund - fostering
International Music Trust Fund imtf music philanthropy advisory services for globally oriented donors and social investors interested in giving to music and making a difference. Mr. Arvind Parikh, Sitarist and Chair of DHL Danzas Lemuir Pvt. Ltd, Mumbai; Prof. Felix Unger, President, European Academy of Sciences and Arts, Salzburg, Prof. Kwabena Nketia, Musicologist and President, International Center for African Music and Dance, University of Ghana, Accra, former board member, international music council of UNESCO; Dr. Elena Loukoianova, Economist, barclayscapital, London; Dr. Matthew Lavy, Barrister, London; Dr. Erica Eyrich, Executive Director, IMTF, Germany, Advisor, Global Initiative on Culture and Society, The Aspen Institute, H.E. Hoda al Khamis-Kanoo, Founder, Abu Dhabi Music and Arts Foundation and Member of the Abu Authority for Culture and Heritage; Dr. Ernst Seidel, President, European Cultural Foundation pro europa; Mr. Lupwishi Mbuyamba, President, International Federation of Choral Music and Director, Observatory of Cultural Policies in Africa, Board, international music council of UNESCO; Dr. Raul Romero, Director, Center of Andean Ethnomusicology, University of Peru; Mrs. Fairouz R. Nishanova, Director, Aga Khan Central Asia Music Initiative; Prof. Tan Sooi-Beng, University of Malaysia and Chair, International Council of Traditional Music