Recently, The National Center for Arts Research recently released the Arts Vibrancy Index. The Index uses a set a data set to highlight the metropolitan areas in America that are pulsing with the most vigor and activity. The first annual index ranks the top 20 large markets and top 20 medium and small markets across the country. Here’s a look at some of the most art vibrantcy cities in large, medium and small markets:    

The National Center for Arts Research has found that organizations that primarily serve children engage more people. Also, organizations targeting children have lower marketing expenses that yield higher attendance.