Hope for the Future? Early Exposure to the Arts and Adult Visits to Art Museums
This paper employs logistic regression to explore the relationship between art lessons and art history and appreciation classes as a child with adult visits to art museums. The regression-based technique allows for control of other influences such as demographic indicators of tastes and preferences. The results are generally consistent with the hypothesis that early exposure results in later participation, although exposure seems to have strongest influence in the pre- and post-teen years. Copyright Kluwer Academic Publishers 1998
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