DataArts - Cultural Data Profile


Analytics. Insight. Impact.

Data Is Our Medium

Our appreciation for arts and culture is matched only by our passion for analytics and evidence-based insights that unlock business potential in a way intuition alone simply can’t. We’re working across the sector to build a new resource that illuminates national trends and local nuance, helping us all make the case that indeed, culture counts.

Arts & Cultural Organizations

Apply for grants, gather insight, and share your data to strengthen the case for arts and culture.

For Nonprofits


Access data and reports that lead to higher-impact philanthropy.

For Grantmakers

Researchers & Advocates

Explore data sets, answer questions, and communicate about the sector’s assets and challenges.

For Researchers & Advocates

  • The Cultural Data Project Is Now DataArts

    With a Newer, Simpler Cultural Data Profile

    We’ve changed both our name and our flagship survey, the CDP.  With input from hundreds of cultural professionals, we’ve tailored questions, reengineered the interface, and made it easier to use.

    About the New CDP About Us

  • More Insight Is Now in Sight

    DataArts’ analytics turn valuable data into useful reports, in the forms cultural professionals need most.

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  • A New Name, an Evolved Mission

    We’ve grown from collecting and reporting nonprofit cultural data to offering a range of services and educational resources designed to build new knowledge and skills for cultural leadership.  

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Data in Action Is Poetry in Motion

We believe in the power of data to enlighten, inform, and inspire action. See how data is fueling new knowledge and progress for the arts.


DataArts Receives a Pew Advancement Grant

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DataArts Signs Open Letter: Investing in Infrastructure

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Our Partners Are Movers, Shakers, and Culture-Makers

DataArts brings together thousands of partners and participants united in one common cause: to advance the impact and influence of the arts, culture, and humanities through the power of high-quality data.

We hope you’ll join these partners.

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Photo Credit: Alonzo King LINES Ballet, San Francisco, CA. Photo by RJ Muna.

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