The NCAR Report on Fundraising Trends in Arts and Culture

Report shows overall growth in unrestricted contributions, which outpaced both growth in expenses and inflation

NCAR Research Director Glenn Voss Receives Prestigious Award

On Friday October 2, 2015, NCAR Research Director, Dr. Glenn Voss, was awarded the 2015 Outstanding Doctoral Alumni Award from Mays Business School at Texas A&M.

NCAR Releases New Edition of Data

Evidence-based insights and trend analysis focus on metrics related to community engagement, earned revenue and marketing efforts across the nation’s arts and cultural sector.

NCAR Fellow Kate Levin on the Biggest Obstacle for Arts Organizations

"If you can't measure it, you can't manage it": Opinions and reflections from new NCAR Fellow Kate Levin

NCAR Adds Four Distinguished New Board Members

The National Center for Arts Research (NCAR) has announced that four arts leaders from New York and North Texas have joined its board of advisors.

The NCAR Arts Vibrancy Index Report: The Arts Markets in America, Ranked

SMU’s National Center for Arts Research (NCAR) today released its first annual Arts Vibrancy Index, along with an interactive heat map.  The index ranks more than 900 communities across the country.  Vibrancy is measured as the level of supply, demand, and government support for arts and culture on a per capita basis. The report highlights the top 20 large markets and top 20 medium and small markets.