Visual Arts

  • Teacher with Kids - Creative Arts Class


    Trends and Future Prospects for the Arts Predict Changing Role for State Agencies

    State arts agencies — key players within the U.S. system of public support for the arts — face a wide varitey of challenges to their typical roles as grantmakers. The author concludes that future state arts policy is likely to focus more on efforts to develop the creative economy and to grow the audience for the arts.

    Oct 29, 2008

  • Research Brief

    Research Brief

    How to Cultivate Demand for the Arts

    This research brief summarizes a study about what it means to cultivate demand for the arts, why it is important to do so, the role of arts learning in this effort, and arts and education policy changes needed to build future arts audiences.

    May 20, 2008

  • Journal Article

    Journal Article

    Creating the Evidence Base for the MLA Partnership

    The Museums, Libraries and Archives (MLA) Council is the lead strategic agency for museums, libraries and archives in England.

    Jan 1, 2006

  • News Release

    News Release

    RAND Study Finds Visual Arts Picture Isn't As Rosy As It First Appears

    RAND Study Finds Visual Arts Picture Isn't as Rosy as It First Appears

    Aug 11, 2005

  • Report


    Visual Arts Picture Isn't as Rosy as It First Appears

    Despite record museum attendance, booming commercial popularity, soaring prices for artists' work and well-publicized museum expansions, the relationship between visual artists, institutions and patrons faces significant challenges.

    Jul 25, 2005

  • Dissertation


    Treasures in the Basement? An Analysis of Collection Utilization in Art Museums

    Surveys indicate that 72 percent of U.S. museum artworks reside in storage facilities. Experts argue that keeping many of these works in storage is not advancing the museums' missions and, additionally, that maintaining artworks in storage is costly....

    Jan 1, 2002

  • Content


    Todd A. Richmond

    Director, Pardee RAND Tech & Narrative Lab; Professor, Pardee RAND Graduate School; Adjunct Research Staff
    Education Ph.D. in chemistry, Caltech; B.A. in chemistry, University of San Diego

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