Updates from the National Center for Arts Research

The annual Arts Vibrancy Index includes nine new cities ranked by per capita supply, demand, and government support for the arts.

Like its predecessors, this fourth annual edition uses a set of data-informed indices to identify arts-vibrant communities across the nation.


Claire Knowlton, Director of Advisory Services for Nonprofit Finance Fund, shares tips on how organizations can better understand their own unique liquidity needs.

Karen Brooks Hopkins and Steven A. Wolff

Webinar: How can anchor arts institutions in low income communities make maximum cultural, social and economic impact?

Roadside's musical play creation and production collaboration with Pregones Theater of the Bronx, NY (photo credit Marisol Diaz)

Daryl Royse, Appalshop's Financial Director, shares how NCAR's Working Capital Report ties into the organization's strategic planning process.

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Barry Hessenius, of WESTAF's Barry's Blog, reacts to NCAR's new Working Capital Report.