Updates from DataArts

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.

What factors made it possible for SMU's National Center for Arts Research and DataArts to unite? A longtime trustee of DataArts and a member of the advisory committee for NCAR highlights the factors. 

Alli Henry, Executive Director, The People's Music School

The People's Music School faced closure in 2015. Learn how organizational leaders turned things around to reach a significant operating surplus and more.

SMU DataArts Will Become National Hub for Data Resources, Analysis and Education for Nonprofit Arts and Culture Sector

DataArts, formerly the Cultural Data Project, was founded in 2004 to bring the language and leverage of data to the business of culture. The Cultural Data Profile (CDP) is DataArts’ flagship service, which thousands of cultural nonprofits use annually to report their financial and programmatic information.