Whither Arts Participation?

So — if there is all this work by contemporary culture prophets like Daniel Pink and Ken Robinson on the necessary relationship between creativity and a growing economy, between creativity and the fullest self-actualization — why do we have all this data about declining arts participation?

What explanations can you brainstorm for a decline in arts participation as traditionally conceived? (museum, opera, symphony, live theatre attendance)

Declines in California Arts Attendance


About jchall1960

I'm the instructor for FA 200, Introduction to the Arts at the University of Alabama
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