A new report from the Center for an Urban Future draws on data from the Cultural Data Project and other sources to look into the state of New York’s creative sector. In the face of the city’s economic surge and changing political environment, Creative New York finds working artists, nonprofit arts organizations, and for-profit creative [...]
Bloomberg Philanthropies today announced four cities selected to receive up to $1 million each as part of the Public Art Challenge, a new program aimed at supporting temporary public art projects that engage communities, enhance creativity, and enrich the vibrancy of cities. The cities selected are: Albany, Schenectady, and Troy, NY, which proposed a collaborative project; as well as Gary, IN, Los Angeles, CA, and Spartanburg, SC.
Massachusetts Cultural Council Releases New Case Statement for Increased Public Investment in Arts & Culture Using CDP Data
The Massachusetts Cultural Council has released a new case statement on the benefits of arts and cultural funding to the state’s economy, communities, and the education of our young people – and what long-term reinvestment in MCC’s work can accomplish using CDP data. They will be sharing it with the Massachusetts legislature this budget season along with their FY16 budget request.