The Economy’s Affect on Artists: A Bifurcated Reality

When the economy is in a slump, for the vast majority of the population, discretionary income is often cut, leaving people to spend for necessities rather than luxuries. Save an elite few, art is generally considered a luxury or perhaps an investment rather than a daily need. But for those who make their living . . . → Read More: The Economy’s Affect on Artists: A Bifurcated Reality

Theater Attendance: Affected by the Economy or Are There Other Forces at Play?

When many people think of the arts and the economy, they would expect a pretty fairly coordinated response between a strong economy and strength in arts programs and, conversely, a struggling economy and weakened arts. It makes sense since funding for the arts is often the first to go in tight economic times, the . . . → Read More: Theater Attendance: Affected by the Economy or Are There Other Forces at Play?