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February 2017

FROM SNOBBY TO SUSTAINABLE: MOVING MUSEUM FUNDRAISING FROM SELECT ELITIST CONTRIBUTIONS TO DIVERSE COMMUNITY PARTICIPATION

By Yuha Jung

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With public funding for the arts decreasing, fundraising is becoming more vital—especially for museums where contributions comprise most of their revenue. However, traditional fundraising models, relying heavily on wealthy, white, well-educated donors, is less effective, excluding many perspectives and people. Museums need more inclusive fundraising to continue to thrive. Continue reading “FROM SNOBBY TO SUSTAINABLE: MOVING MUSEUM FUNDRAISING FROM SELECT ELITIST CONTRIBUTIONS TO DIVERSE COMMUNITY PARTICIPATION”

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ARTISTS’ SURVIVAL RATE: EDUCATION MATTERS

By Trine Bille and Søren Jensen

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The literature of cultural economics generally finds that an artistic education has no significant impact on artists’ income and careers in the arts. In our research, we have readdressed this question by looking at the artists’ survival in the arts occupations. The results show that an artistic education has a significant impact on artists’ careers in the arts and we find important industry differences.

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