California's "Global, Innovation-based" Economy Ranks Fourth in Nation

California's "Global, Innovation-based" Economy Ranks Fourth in Nation

Fri, 12/21/2012 (All day)

Photo: New economy reportCalifornia's economy is ranked as the fourth largest "New Economy" in the nation, a new study shows.  The 2012 State New Economy Index, released on December 11, ranks states on a series of indicators that analyze the environment for innovation and high-tech job growth movement toward a global, innovation-based " New Economy."

New National Study of Arts Education Looks at Specific Disciplines

New National Study of Arts Education Looks at Specific Disciplines

Fri, 06/01/2012 - 12:07pm

Art Class by Bsivad, on FlickrThe National Center for Education Statistics has released a report outlining and evaluating the state of arts education in primary and secondary schools throughout America.

NEA Awards First Grants to Support Arts Research

NEA Awards First Grants to Support Arts Research

Thu, 05/31/2012 - 8:00am

The National Endowment for the Arts announced yesterday it would award $250,000 in grants to support research projects investigating the value and impact of the arts in the United States.  This is the first time the NEA’s Office of Research & Analysis has awarded grants in the organization’s forty-seven year history.

2011 Otis Report: The Creative Economy is Powerful

2011 Otis Report: The Creative Economy is Powerful

Thu, 11/10/2011 (All day)

Samuel Hoi, Otis CollegeAt the November 9th presentation of the 2011 Otis Report of the Creative Economy, the message was clear: the creative economy has a major impact throughout Southern California, and the area is uniquely positioned to continue to build on its wealth of local talent, reputation for innovation and open attitudes toward new ideas.  The annual Report on the Creative Economy puts real numbers to creativity in Los Angeles an

CCI Releases Report on Emerging Arts Leaders

CCI Releases Report on Emerging Arts Leaders

Mon, 08/01/2011 (All day)

NextGen Arts: Report on Emerging Arts Leaders in CaliforniaCenter for Cultural Innovation has released the results of a report based on a survey of 1,300 California arts administrators between the ages of 18 and 35.  The NextGen Executive Summary and Full Report