Arts Vibrancy

How Arts Vibrant Are America's Cities? Here's Every County Ranked in an Interactive Map

The 2017 NCAR Arts Vibrancy Index ranks the most vibrant arts cities in America. How is the rest of the country faring when it comes to arts vibrancy?

Franklin County, OH: The Arts Shine Brightly

Marilyn Brown, Franklin County Commissioner, knows the arts and culture in her Ohio community are a critical factor in its vitality.

The Top 20 Most Vibrant Arts Communities in America (2017)

SMU's NCAR announces list of the most vibrant arts cities in the country. The 2017 Arts Vibrancy Index includes eight new cities. Cities are ranked by supply, demand, and government support for the arts.

Chicago Theatres' Changing Landscape

Guest post by Deb Clapp, Executive Director, League of Chicago Theatres

I was very flattered to be asked by my friend Jennifer Armstrong to write a guest blog post.  She forwarded some interesting data to me and at the same time, Chris Jones of the Chicago Tribune had written an article about subscriptions, membership and the correlation between the newspaper industry and the theatre industry and the need to change to fit the needs of Millennials.