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DataArts News

  • Sep 2016 21

    Funding Partners Provide $4.85 Million for Technology, Operations, Education, and Expansion

    PHILADELPHIA, PA - Since becoming independent from The Pew Charitable Trusts in 2013, DataArts has secured $4.85 million in leadership gifts to support the development of new technology, educational resources, and expanded operations. We are deeply grateful to the following transformation funders whose support will allow DataArts to continue to develop and enhance its platform and services over the next few years.

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  • Sep 2016 15

    New DataArts National Data Collection and Education Platform is Live for Arts and Cultural Nonprofits and Grantmakers

    PHILADELPHIA, PA - DataArts has launched the beta version of a new online data management platform and enhanced Cultural Data Profile (CDP) to advance the work of the nonprofit arts and culture sector by providing ready access to high-quality data, analytics, and educational resources

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  • Sep 2016 8

    National Partnerships Streamline Cultural Data Collection

    PHILADELPHIA, PA - DataArts has forged national partnerships to streamline data collection for the Arts and Economic Prosperity® 5 (AEP5) study and field surveys by the League of American Orchestras and National Guild for Community Arts Education are now integrated with the CDP.

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  • Aug 2016 27

    Audience Demographics Pilot Underway in Houston

    PHILADELPHIA, PA - 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.

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  • Jul 2016 8

    Anh Thang Dao-Shah Joins DataArts as Senior Research Advisor

    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.

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  • Jun 2016 24

    DataArts Announces Early Adopter Honoraria Recipients

    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.

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  • Dec 2015 1

    Zenetta Drew, Teresa Eyring, and Patricia Grazzini Join CDP Board of Directors

    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. 

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  • Oct 2015 14

    Cultural Data Project to Rebrand as DataArts

    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.

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