SMU DataArts - Cultural Data Profile

The Alchemy of High-Performing Arts Organizations: A Spotlight on Organizations of Color A new report suggests the critical role of strong community engagement and high-quality programming are seen as key to achieving financial sustainability for arts organizations of color. Read the Report
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Build Your Skills in Data and Financial Management this Summer

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Revival Appears Faster in Traditionally Smaller Arts Markets

Data at Work

The Community You Keep: Audience Diversity in the Performing Arts and the Post-pandemic Landscape Webinar


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The State of the Sector: Dallas Arts and Cultural Landscape Through the Early Stages of the Pandemic Learn More


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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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