SMU DataArts - Cultural Data Profile

The Alchemy of High-Performing Arts Organizations Findings from the new SMU DataArts Report suggest that success for high-performing arts organizations lies in the alchemy between programmatic excellence and community relevance. Read the Report
Data at Work

Choreographing the Future: How Dance Companies are Turning Crisis into Opportunity

Data at Work

Three Arts Leaders Discuss How Cornerstones for Success Changed in a COVID-19 World

Data at Work

Who is Booking Now? Changes in Ticket Buyer Demographics Post COVID-19


Data for Financial Resilience

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Gaylord and Dorothy Donnelley Foundation uses DataArts data to assess the financial health of the...

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Building Blocks for Financial Health: The Basics of Financial Management for Small Organizations Learn More


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SMU DataArts at the International Economic Development Council Conference - Online Learn More


Data at Work: Introduction to DataArts Analytic Tools - Webinar - Learn More


Getting Started with The Cultural Data Profile - Webinar - Learn More

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Photo Credits: Ananya Dance Theatre, Minneapolis, MN, photo by Jim Smith.  Philadelphia Young Playwrights, Philadelphia, PA, photo by Yuan Liu.  Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego, CA, photo by Ryan Gobuty/Gensler.  Portland Opera, Big Night Concert (2017), photo by Cory Weaver.  Battery Dance, New York, NY,  photo by Darial Sneed.

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