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- Start by finding secondary information from relevant arts organizations, industry associations, and arts agencies.
- Look for "news," "research" or "reports."
Directory of State Arts Agencies
This is a directory of state arts agencies from the National Assembly of State Arts Agencies. Find the state arts agency for your organization to find statistics, grants, programs for the arts in that state, and more.
National Endowment for the Arts
The National Endowment for the Arts is an independent federal agency that funds, promotes, and strengthens the creative capacity of our communities by providing all Americans with diverse opportunities for arts participation.
Americans for the Arts Legislative Issue Center
Recent information about the top legislative issues currently facing the arts. Be sure to also check out the Congressional Arts Handbook.
Advocacy tools from NASAA
From the National Assembly of State Arts Agencies, check out the State Legislative Roundup and other resources for understanding the legal environment of the arts.
Texas Government Budget
See a breakdown of Texas state government's budgets and expenditures for the last several years, including spending on the Texas Commission for the Arts.
Business Council for the Arts
An organization that supports development of the arts in North Texas. Look under the "Resources" tab. for relevant research.
Texas Cultural Trust
Our goal is to provide leadership to promote and highlight the importance of the arts in educating our children and sustaining our vibrant Texas economy. Supporting the arts ensures Texas’ cultural and economic advantage for the future.
Texas Commission for the Arts
Texas state arts agency. Supports the arts in Texas with grant programs, various initiatives, and projects.
Possible areas of law or regulation
- Standards for curriculum are managed by the state government
- Intellectual property law
- Cultural property law
- Protects historical and artistic artifacts
- Regulated by the Bureau of Educational and Cultural affairs
- Accessibility under the Americans with Disabilities Act
- Charitable giving
- Public art