Agenda: Prosperity

Southeastern Pennsylvania’s cultural organizations and their audiences have a combined impact of $4.1 billion on the region’s economy.

Arts and culture is a powerhouse of economic impact in our region.

It brings investment and jobs. It is a cornerstone of our tourism industry and of the region’s growing reputation as a vibrant, diverse and creative place to live.  The cumulative impact of performing arts, historical museums, visual arts, public art and gardens, libraries  and other organizations is profound – and that impact is growing.

DataArts Launches Free Online Classes

DataArts has recently partnered with experts in this field to offer free courses on using data in your organization.

The National Endowment for the Arts Releases New Research

 

The National Endowment for the Arts has released new research that reveals that despite decades of declining arts attendance in the performing and visual arts, recent rates of U.S. adult attendance are holding steady. 

How do Philadelphia’s Science & Nature Cultural Institutions Compare Nationally?

A few months ago, the Cultural Alliance released 2015 Portfolio: Culture Across Communities, our first national research report, examining 11 metro regions. Now, we're sharing a deeper dive into each discipline examined in the report, to share how Philadelphia's arts and culture communities compare nationally.

Research Update: How Do Philadelphia Community Arts & Culture Organizations Compare Nationally?

A few months ago, the Cultural Alliance released 2015 Portfolio: Culture Across Communities, our first national research report, examining 11 metro regions. Now, we're sharing a deeper dive into each discipline examined in the report, to share how Philadelphia's arts and culture communities compare nationally.

Research Update: How Do Philadelphia's Museums and Galleries Compare Nationally? Pretty Good.

A few months ago, the Cultural Alliance released 2015 Portfolio: Culture Across Communities, our first national research report that examined 11 metro regions. Now, we're sharing a deeper dive into each discipline examined in the report, to share how Philadelphia's arts and culture communities compare nationally.

Things We Love: Using DataArts Reports for Advocacy

Headquartered in Philadelphia, DataArts (formerly Cultural Data Project) provides arts research and insight that takes advocacy to the next level. Our Director of Policy & Community Engagement, Anne Marie Rhoades, tells us why she loves DataArts reports and how she uses the data to reach elected officials.

Research Update: How Does Philadelphia Theatre Compare Nationally?

A few months ago, the Cultural Alliance released 2015 Portfolio: Culture Across Communities, our first national research report. Now, we're sharing a deeper dive into each discipline examined in the report, to share how Philadelphia's arts and culture communities compare nationally.

Where Does the Cultural Sector Stand on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion?

Cultural groups around the country are exploring diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives, including the Cultural Alliance. As we dive deeper into this work, we wanted to explore what some other regions are doing.

What Do We Know About the Next Generation of Donors?

#NextGenDonors is a new research initiative that surveyed and interviewed donors ages 21 to 40 to gain insights on the next generation of major philanthropists. Read our summary and key takeaways.

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