Arts Vibrancy in Chicago: An arts powerhouse and a global cultural destination
Chicago ranks #15 on NCAR's top 20 list of most arts-vibrant large communities. Mark Kelly, Commissioner of the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events, talks government funding and what makes the city such a global attraction.
New NCAR Report Says Payment to Artistic and Production Personnel is the Largest Expense for Arts Organizations
This edition, which focuses on expenses related directly to the cost of programming, shows that two-thirds of total program-related expenses, or 42% of all operating revenue, goes to payment of program-related personnel.