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A collection of the author's essays on art and literature, which expounds Bourdieu's theory of a cultural field that situates artistic works within the social conditions of their production, circulation and consumption.
Columbia University Press, 1994-03-31
 
One part of a five-part series designed to help the amateur and student to develop their theatre skills. The author looks at drama as it is now and offers imaginative approaches to classical and less conventional theatre - mime, spectacle, musicals, outdoor shows and productions in unusual settings.. He stresses the importance of teamwork and planning and shows how with a creative use of resources outstanding results can be achieved.
Phaidon Press, 1994-01-01
 
Museum educators and school teachers met for three workshops on establishing closer working relations between schools and museums. Each partners expectations of the other, learning theories in museums, field trips, outreach projects, community as classroom, and cultural diversity constitute the core contents of the book. An appendix includes an array of successful program materials used by museums in Pennsylvania.


Published in 2000
American Association of Museums, 1993-12-31
 
This manual is a guide for both artists and gallery personnel. Artists and dealers often fall into the trap of believing that all that is required to sell fine art is the mounting of an exhibition. But the "field of dreams theory", "Exhibit it and it will sell." doesn't work! Many artists and dealers have not been taught how to focus their energy and limited resources in developing successful marketing plans. "Marketing" and "sales" are words which are often used interchangeably but have dramatically different meanings. Marketing consists of the steps that lead up to and results in sales. Well planned and executed marketing leads to multiple opportunities to make sales. The author, Marcia Layton, a marketing specialist, has brought together all of the ingredients of art marketing, including positioning, pricing, distribution, and promotion. Replete with specific examples, this guide assists artists and gallery personnel to develop a specific plan which will lead to increased sales and success. Successful Fine Art Marketing is not a generalized marketing manual - it is focused on art, artists, and galleries.
Consultant Pr, 1993-09-01
 
Landmark summary of 13 meetings that brought together more than 120 artistic directors from the nations leading not-for-profit professional theatres. Introduction by Lloyd Richards, Foreword by Peter Zeisler


Todd London (Artistic Director) is the former Managing Editor of American Theatre magazine and the author of "The Artistic Home", published by the Theatre Communications Group (TCG). His essays and articles blending arts journalism and advocacy have appeared regularly in publications across the country, including the Village Voice, American Theatre and Theatre Times, and many have been reprinted nationally and in Canada. "The Past is Prologue: On Change and Mourning in the American Theatre" has been translated into Russian and "Gentle Revolutionaries: The Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble" into French for publication in North Africa. Todd shared (with Ben Brantley and Elinor Fuchs) the prestigious George Jean Nathan Award for Dramatic Criticism in 1997 for his article in American Theatre entitled "Mamet on Mamet". In 1995 he was guest literary director of the American Repertory Theatre and visiting lecturer of dramatic arts at Harvard. For two years prior to that he served as senior writer on "Theatre in America", a five-part documentary series in development for Great Performances, WNET/Thirteen in New York. A former chair of the New York State Council on the Arts theatre panel, he spent two seasons at CSC Rep Off Broadway as associate artistic director/dramaturg, a position he also held at New Playwrights Theatre in Washington, D.C. before moving to New York in 1985. London was an assistant professor of drama at New York University's Tisch School of the Arts from 1990-94. Todd edited Contemporary American Monologues for Women (TCG) and Contemporary American Monologues for Men (TCG) and wrote the afterword for Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble's Letters to the Editor (Simon & Schuster) all published in 1998. His first novel, The World's Room, is due out from Steerforth Press in spring of 2001. He holds an MFA in directing from Boston University and a Ph.D in Literary Studies from the American University.


Further Links


The States of American Playwriting, by Todd London: http://www.nytheatre-wire.com/toddlondon.htm

Theatre Communications Group: http://www.tcg.org
Theatre Communications Group Inc.,U.S., 1993-01-01
 
From Book News, Inc.

Refreshed with new research and new case examples, the second edition of the 1985 work defining organizational culture expands on the concept and its application to the dilemmas of corporate management. Despite its being hard to define, analyze, measure, and manage, the concept continues to attract attention for the light it sheds on the workplace. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.



Product Description:


Genuinely useful to those interested in effectiveness, leadership, and culture.


-- Joan V. Gallos, instructor in management, Radcliffe Seminars, Harvard University



Focusing on the complex business realities of the '90s, organizational development pioneer Edgar H. Schein updates his influential understanding of culture, and lucidly demonstrates the crucial role leaders play in successfully applying the principles of culture to achieve their organizations' goals. Schein shows how to identify, nurture, and shape the cultures of organizations in any stage of development, and presents critical new learnings and practices in the field, including additional work on subcultures. The result is a vital aid to understanding and practicing organizational effectiveness.
Jossey Bass, 1992-10-30
 
In a simple question-and-answer format, Norwick and Chasen cover the five major legal areas that most concern creative people: copyright and the other legal rights; contracts; libel, privacy, and other claims of injury; obscenity; and business and tax matters. ---Book News, Inc.
Southern Illinois University Press, 1992-09-01
 
The only career book for those seeking a career in arts management. The book contains a complete overview of the types of positions, the specific forms (theater, symphony, museums, etc.) and the techniques of getting a job. Chapters on interviewing, resume writing, and a "career kit" that describes the places to look for those jobs you seek.


James Abruzzo was the managing director of the nonprofit practice of A.T. Kearney Executive Search, a leading global executive search firm. In that position he consults to the leading arts and cultural organizations in the United States and Europe and places executives in senior management positions. He holds a masters of fine arts in arts management and an undergraduate and graduate degree in music. Currently he is working at the Stratford Group, New York, as National Practice Leader for Non-Profit & e-Philanthropy.


Paperback: 279 pages

Americans for the Arts; Reissue edition, September 1992
Americans for the Arts, 1992-09-01
 
The author of this book looks at the management of non-profit institutions, which have become the "growth industry" of America. The American Heart Association, the American Cancer Society, the Girl Scouts of the USA and the Boy Scouts of the USA, are the world's largest women's and men's organizations. They, are a few of the thousands of organizations that are a part of the non-profit sector, and have in the view of the author become America's "Civil Society". Drucker contends that if the health of a sector in the economy is judged by its share of the GNP, the non-profits do not look healthy at all. The share of GNP that goes to leisure has more than doubled in the last 40 years: the share that goes to medical care has gone up from two percent of the GNP to 11 percent; the share that goes to education, especially to colleges and universities, has tripled. Yet the share that is being given by the American people to the non-profit, human-change agents has not increased at all. In his view we can no longer hope to get money from "donors", they have to become "contributors". The non-profit are the American community. They increasingly give the individual the ability to perform and to achieve. Precisely because volunteers do not have the satisfaction of a pay-check, they have to get more satisfaction out of their contribution. They have to be managed as unpaid staff. But most non-profits still have to learn how to do this.
HarperBusiness, 1992-08-01
 
A thoughtful book about the basics of how museums and communities interact and the potential to empower and better the communities in which they exist.

Paperback: 624 pages

Publisher: Smithsonian Books (May 1, 1992)
Smithsonian Books, 1992-07-01
 
Produced by the advisors to the Nobel Peace Prize and the 1984 Olympics, it offers practical event management and marketing advice plus anecdotes in an easy-to-read format. Precisely explains how to build image recognition through sponsoring diverse sizes and types of events ranging from entertainment to sports. Covers every stage of marketing, logistics, finance, concessions and public relations.


Hardcover - 320 pages (May 4, 1992), Publisher: John Wiley
John Wiley & Sons, 1992-05-04
 
The result of a debate organized by the Museums Association in 1989, between some of the world's leading museum professionals, active politicians, economists and marketing specialists, looking at real problems faced now and in the future.
Museum and art galleries have never been so much in the news as they have been over the past decade. Yet public focus at both professional and non-specialist levels has been remarkable for what has been accidentally or deliberatley left out of recent debates. Moving beyond the narrow issues of professional practice, Museums 2000 probes the political, economic and cultural realities which affect museums today. Because the contributos are drawn from the museum profession and the wider political, academic and business community worldwide, the book is truly international, reflecting the issues which affect all museums.

Table of Content

1 Museums 2000 and the future of museums
2 Opening address: Museums 2000
3 Politics and museums 1: Politics and the role of museums in the rescue of identity
4 Politics and museums 2: Art and politics
5 People and museums 1: 'Reading' museums
6 People and museums 2: People's participation in science museums
7 Professionals and museums 1: Museum professionals - the endangered species
8 Professionals and museums 2: Rambling reflections of a museum man
9 Profit and museums 1: Funding, sponsorship and corporate support
10 Profit and museums 2: Options and unique commercial opportunities for museums now and in the future
Speakers and panel members
Index


Reviews
`..at times profound, passionate, provocative...should be read by everyone interested in the future of museums.' ARTnews
Routledge, 1992-04-16
 
Ionazzi (productions, UCLA School of Theatre) offers this textbook for stage managers and stage management classes. It is arranged logically in four parts following the chronology of production. The last section is devoted to organizational behavior, an area not often developed in such texts. An especially useful section is the appendix containing a dozen clear and useful blank forms. Keeping paper flowing smoothly is an art the text emphasizes. The book is readable and provides many examples, with plenty of graphic illustration. Its major drawback is that it does not address the stage manager's professional union responsibilities. It is not as detailed as Lawrence Stern's similar Stage Management (Allyn & Bacon, 1992. 4th ed.), but it contains a good bibliography. This workable introduction to the stage manager's craft is recommended for academic and large public libraries. --Library Journal
Betterway Books, 1992-04-15
 
Canada's Contribution to the International Practice of Arts Management was published by the Centre for Cultural Management at the University of Waterloo in 1992. It analyzes the growth and development of arts management in Canada over the last few centuries, makes an assessment of the present situation, and examines key developments and priorities for the future. It is 74 pages in length.

Table of Content:

Introduction; The Significance of the Past, The Reality of the Present; The Prospects for the Future; Endnotes; Some Selected Dates; Some Selected Readings.

Copies of the publication can be acquired from the Centre for Cultural Management at the University of Waterloo: http://ccm.uwaterloo.ca/
Centre for Cultural Management at the University of Waterloo, 1992-01-01
The essays in this collection examine the history of government support for the arts. Whether the government should aid the arts is not addressed, but the book delves into topics ranging from artistic freedom to the decentralization of arts funding. The opening chapter, written by political scientist Milton C. Cummings Jr., presents a useful overview showing that recent controversies like those concerning Robert Mapplethorpe have historical precedent. Academics in a wide range of disciplines, including anthropology, arts administration, and sociology, closely examine the genuine controversies within a broad spectrum of issues: the kinds of art education children should receive, how government can effectively support individual artists, the implications of providing more federal art funds to the states, and whether government should help achieve cultural democracy. Overall, a lucid presentation on a timely subject. Highly recommended for most libraries.

Gary D. Barber, SUNY at Fredonia Lib. (From Library Journal)
W. W. Norton & Co., 1991-07-25
 
Paperback: 164 pages

Publisher: Routledge (January 1991)
Routledge, 1990-11-15
 
The ideas presented here are not intended to explain what is widely done in publishing, though many references are made to general practice. They are meant to focus analytically on the problems of management: organization, communication, external and internal relationships, types of decisions, work flow, personnel, finances, planning, new technologies and so forth.
Ohio University Press, 1990-10-31
 
The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change was a groundbreaker when it was first published in 1990, and it continues to be a business bestseller with more than 10 million copies sold. Stephen Covey, an internationally respected leadership authority, realizes that true success encompasses a balance of personal and professional effectiveness, so this book is a manual for performing better in both arenas. His anecdotes are as frequently from family situations as from business challenges.



Before you can adopt the seven habits, you'll need to accomplish what Covey calls a "paradigm shift"--a change in perception and interpretation of how the world works. Covey takes you through this change, which affects how you perceive and act regarding productivity, time management, positive thinking, developing your "proactive muscles" (acting with initiative rather than reacting), and much more.



This isn't a quick-tips-start-tomorrow kind of book. The concepts are sometimes intricate, and you'll want to study this book, not skim it. When you finish, you'll probably have Post-it notes or hand-written annotations in every chapter, and you'll feel like you've taken a powerful seminar by Covey. --Joan Price (Amazon.com)


# Paperback: 358 pages

# Publisher: Free Press; 1st edition (September 15, 1990)
Fireside, New York, 1990-09-01
 
Subscribe Now! is to date one of the best guides available in the arts business for increasing attendance to symphonies, ballets, operas, and music festivals. Although it was first written in 1977, this guide can still be a valuable asset to any organization trying to increase ticket sales and boost their audience numbers. While some of the data has changed over time due to inflation, the instructions and guidance Mr. Newman provides is invaluable to this day.----American Symphony Orchestra League

"My first job was as marketing director of a regional music theatre company. I was a journalism grad with little "arts" experience. This was a wonderful book. It really helped me understand our audience. It was at my right hand throughout the two years I held that job."
Theatre Communications Group Inc.,U.S., 1989-09-14
 
Explores a wide range of options for those working in the arts field -- traditional fundraising from public, private, and corporate sources; earning it through various activities; saving it by sharing costs and activities with other organizations; and understanding new technology opportunities. It also provides analysis of three grant proposals.
First published in 1983, ArtsMoney established itself as a farsighted and cogent guide to fiscal solvency for nonprofit arts organizations, Joan Jeffri's approach is unique: she develops a philosophy for total fiscal management of the nonprofit, then describes how fundraising can be incorporated into that plan as one of many elements, rather than as the sole panacea for all of the organization's financial woes.


About the author

Joan Jeffri is the Director of the Program in Arts Administration at Columbia University' Teachers College, and Director of the Research Center for Arts and Culture. She is the current president of the Association of Art Administration Educators. From 1981-1990, she served as an executive director of The Journal of Arts Management and Law. She is author of Arts Money: Raising It, Saving It, Earning It (1989); The Emerging Arts: Management, Survival and Growth (1990), and editor of Artisthelp: The Artistās Guide to Work-Related Human and Social Services (1990); and The Actor Speaks, The Painter Speaks, and The Craftsperson Speaks (Greenwood Press, 1994, 1993, 1992), as well as numerous studies on artists, including "Information on Artists I and II" and "The Artists Training and Career Project." Her first careers were as a poet, with Louis Untermeyer as her mentor, and an actress, appearing in the national tour of The Homecoming, in the Boston Company of The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds and with the Lincoln Center Repertory Company in New York City.


Paperback 301 pages (December 1989)

Publisher: University of Minnesota Press
University of Minnesota Press, 1989-05-25