Is Less More? An Interview with Ben Cameron

Is Less More? In this interview philanthropic leader Ben Cameron discusses NCAR findings that show an increase in programmatic offerings with a corresponding decline in individual touch points among some sectors. Take a listen as he and NCAR Director Zannie Voss discuss the impact of funding that supports the brilliant thinking of grantees rather than funder prescribed courses of action.

New NCAR White Paper Examines Arts Organizations of Color

NCAR study identifies the key differences between culturally-specific organizations and their mainstream peers and calls for a more equitable measurement of performance. The new white paper counters findings of the DeVos Institute study. 

Two NCAR-King Awardees Announced

NCAR received a grant from the Carl B. & Florence E. King Foundation to expand the field of art and culture's knowledge about arts consumption.

YOUR Top 10 Ways of Measuring Organizational Health

Happy 2016!

The new year is often a time when many of us regroup and reboot taking stock of current practices that may/may not serve us to be whole, healthy individuals. The promise of self-improvement is often the purpose of New Year's resolutions in which we strive to be our best selves.

Associate Director position OPEN!


If you love data as well as connecting with the national field of arts and culture, then this position may be for you!

Applications are being accepted until January 14, 2016.

ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR 2 – Date Posted: December 21, 2015 – Job ID: 900896 - Meadows School of the Arts/National Center of Arts Research

Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications

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