Gifts of the muse reframing the debate about the benefits of the arts

During the past decade, arts advocates have relied on an instrumental approach to the benefits of the arts in arguing for support of the arts. This report evaluates these arguments and asserts that a new approach is needed. This new appraoch offers a more comprehensive view of how the arts create pr...

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Main Author: McCarthy, Kevin F.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Santa Monica, CA RAND Research in the Arts 2004, 2004
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Summary:During the past decade, arts advocates have relied on an instrumental approach to the benefits of the arts in arguing for support of the arts. This report evaluates these arguments and asserts that a new approach is needed. This new appraoch offers a more comprehensive view of how the arts create private and public value, underscores the importance of the arts' intrinsic benefits, and links the creation of benefits to arts involvement
Physical Description:xix, 104 pages
ISBN:9780833036940
1598753703
9781598753707