The CDP worked with a Research Advisory Committee to seek ways to improve the data application and research request review process. For more information, please click here.
The high-quality data collected by the CDP has been used in a growing number of research and advocacy reports produced by professional researchers around the country. In order to foster significant research both regionally and nationally, the CDP partners with qualified researchers who analyze and report out on the data on the arts and cultural sector.
July 2, 2015
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 [...]
June 23, 2015
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.
April 28, 2015
The City Services Auditor of the City and County of San Francisco released a report using fiscal year (FY) 2010‐11 data from the CDP and self‐reported data from two San Francisco museums to provide a benchmarking analysis for museum services, reviewed performance and cost benchmarks and conduct comparisons of the cost and performance of San Francisco City government with other cities, counties, and public agencies performing similar functions. Nine cities and the counties with which they are affiliated were used for the peer group used in this report. These are Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, Minneapolis/St. Paul, New York, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, San Diego, and Washington, DC.