Let's Put on a Show....!
"The Arts" are one sector of the American economy that is valued in the abstract, used in public and abused by politicians. Most everyone can agree that children need crayons and should sing in the public schools. However, we live in a media culture where commerce intersects with artistic endeavors in curious ways. There is a thirst for stardom rather than compentency. Artistry is an endeavor which generates and leverages more money than its distribution.
This libguide provides information concerning the history of goverment of the arts and funding sources for arts agencies. The libguide concludes with a focus on the NC theatre community and local funding sources.