SMU DataArts - Cultural Data Profile

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Impact Investing and the Creative Economy

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COVID-19 and the Performing Arts – Six Months After Closure


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Gaylord and Dorothy Donnelley Foundation uses DataArts data to assess the financial health of the...

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Photo Credits: Ananya Dance Theatre, Minneapolis, MN, photo by Jim Smith.  Philadelphia Young Playwrights, Philadelphia, PA, photo by Yuan Liu.  Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego, CA, photo by Ryan Gobuty/Gensler.  Portland Opera, Big Night Concert (2017), photo by Cory Weaver.  Battery Dance, New York, NY,  photo by Darial Sneed.

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