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Top 20 Most Vibrant Arts Communities in America, According to SMU and DataArts

  • Posted Apr 25, 2017

SMU’s National Center for Arts Research (NCAR) today released its third annual Arts Vibrancy Index, which uses DataArts and other data to rank communities across the country to examine the level of supply, demand, and government support for the arts in each city.

This year 8 communities on the list appear for the first time, including Pittsburgh, PA; Richmond, VA; Rochester, NY; Bremerton-Silverdale, WA; Ashveille, NC; Barnstable Town, MA; Hudson, NY; Greenfield Town, MA; Oneonta, NY and Juneau, AK. The state of Alaska appears on the list for the first time.

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