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Austin Creative Alliance presents Clayton Lord as he discusses Counting New Beans: Intrinsic Impact and the Value of Art.

Counting New Beans: Intrinsic Impact and the Value of Art with Clayton Lord

Austin Creative Alliance

Friday, May 18, 2012 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM (CDT)

Counting New Beans: Intrinsic Impact and the Value of...

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Join arts researcher Clayton Lord as he discusses Counting New Beans: Intrinsic Impact and the Value of Art, a new book that examines the ways theatre artists, administrators, patrons and funders value and evaluate the art they make and consume. 

Be among the first to hear the results of a two-year, nationwide research study called “Measuring the Intrinsic Impact of Live Theatre” that looked at 18 theatre companies across the country, 58 productions, over 20,000 survey responses—all in an effort to increase the field’s understanding of what seeing a piece of theatre actually does to someone emotionally, intellectually and empathetically. 

Along with the final report on that national study, the conversation will also include a discussion of the 24 interviews with artistic leaders and patrons included in the book about the changing relationship of artists and audiences.

This research, a comprehensive and expansive attempt to understand and quantify the impact of a piece of art on an individual (and the impact of that individual on the art), has the potential to really change the conversation about evaluating art. 


Friday May 18

10 am to 12 pm

This event is free, and we hope you will join us.

Space is limited, please RSVP.  

Located at the Austin Film Society's Screening Room

1901 East 51st Street  Austin, TX 78723

 

Light snacks provided after the talk


We make art because we believe it makes better human beings.
We make art because we believe it makes being human better.

So why do we spend so much energy quantifying the economics
of what we do and so little quantifying the impact?

http://www.artsjournal.com/newbeans/

 

 

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Austin Film Society Screening Room
1901 East 51st Street
Austin, TX 78723

Friday, May 18, 2012 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM (CDT)


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Austin Creative Alliance

Our mission is to advance, connect, and advocate for Austin’s arts, cultural, and creative communities in order to strengthen and protect the character, quality of life, and economic prosperity of our region.

Austin Creative Alliance (ACA) presently provides the following critical services to arts and cultural organizations and individuals representing a wide diversity in age, ethnic, and economic constituents:

•       Public Policy and Civic Engagement, Outreach and Advocacy

•       Education, Capacity Building, and Professional Development

•       Resources, Technical Services, and Tools

•       Community Building and Connecting Creative Industries, Promotion and Marketing

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Please visit www.austincreativealliance.org for more information or call 512.247.2531

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