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Researching Arts Organizations: Political/Legal Environment

General Resources

  • Start by finding secondary information from relevant arts organizations, industry associations, and arts agencies.
  • Look for "news," "research" or "reports." 

Texas Resources

Possible areas of law or regulation

  • Educational
    • Standards for curriculum are managed by the state government
  • Lobbying/advocacy
  • 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