As cultural nonprofits seek to serve and reflect increasingly diverse communities, DataArts is developing ways to provide affordable and readily accessible insight into the demographics of their audiences and service areas. More than 100 arts professionals gathered for a recent preview of the pilot initiative now underway in Houston, thanks to support from the Houston Endowment and Houston Arts Alliance.
Anh Thang Dao-Shah, PhD, joins DataArts as Senior Research Advisor, effective July 1. Dao-Shah will work closely with DataArts to advise the organization’s research strategy, including the further development of cultural workforce and audience demographic data collection methodologies. Dao-Shah’s work with DataArts is made possible by a generous grant from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation.
We would like to thank the data-savvy participants of the Early Adopter program who were among the first to complete the new Cultural Data Profile (CDP) on the DataArts platform.
The CDP announces that three new members have been elected to its national Board of Directors: Zenetta Drew, Executive Director of Dallas Black Dance Theatre (DBDT); Teresa Eyring, Executive Director of Theatre Communications Group (TCG), a national organization for theatre in the U.S.; and Patricia Grazzini, Deputy Director and Chief Operating Officer of the Minneapolis Institute of Art (Mia), an encyclopedic fine arts museum located in Minneapolis.
The Cultural Data Project, the respected national resource for in-depth data about nonprofit arts, culture, and humanities organizations, announced today that it will change its name to DataArts, effective January 2016. The new name and brand identity will signal the launch of a significantly upgraded version of its technology and Data Profile survey, a new national website, and enhanced services to advance data-informed management practices for the cultural sector.
The Cultural Data Project (CDP), the most significant national resource for in-depth data about nonprofit arts, culture, and humanities organizations, and Americans for the Arts, the nation’s leading nonprofit organization for advancing the arts and arts education, today announced that the CDP will provide the organizational data collection platform for Arts & Economic Prosperity 5, Americans for the Arts’ fifth national economic impact study of the nation’s nonprofit arts and culture industry.
The CDP today released a new report, Bridging the Capacity Gap: Cultural Practitioners’ Perspectives on Data, which shares findings from five town hall meetings conducted as part of its ongoing conversation with cultural practitioners about how data can be used to improve the health and effectiveness of the arts and cultural sector.
The Cultural Data Project today announced that two new members have been elected to its national Board of Directors: Karen Roter Davis, general manager of Urban Engines, a Los Altos, California-based global provider of software and analytics solutions to improve urban mobility, and Rich Mintz, executive vice president of Blue State Digital, a digital strategy agency and technology company headquartered in New York City.