Community Engagement

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Planning for Arts Vibrancy

The American Planning Association (APA) recognizes the vital role that arts and culture contribute to livable communities, and provides best practices to help communities integrate the arts into planning processes through creative placemaking.

five qualities that define PHILADELPHIA’s arts vibrancy

Maud Lyon, Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance, tells us why Philly is one of America’s great cultural capitals – and has been for a very long time

A Farewell Post from NCAR’s Kate Levin: On Virtual Participation

NCAR’s inaugural Nasher Haemisegger Fellow, Kate D. Levin, shares her thoughts on virtual participation in her final, outgoing post.

NCAR Releases New Edition of Data

Evidence-based insights and trend analysis focus on metrics related to community engagement, earned revenue and marketing efforts across the nation’s arts and cultural sector.

The Power of Digital Distribution in the Arts

The National Center for Arts Research discovered that digital distribution allows organizations to attract more and new audience members through community engagement. Through our research we have concluded that online and digitally-transmitted programming can attract 10.3% of its local community. However, organizations tend to only attract 2.9% of its local community in-person.