When visions of a better future diverge, how do we choose a path forward?
Our latest investigation examines the wellbeing benefits that have been claimed for arts participation, and the evidence supporting those claims.
Cultural equity wraps up, a second look at wellbeing, and getting serious about research synthesis.
Examining data from three national surveys, the authors find evidence that artistic and creative practice is associated with wellbeing.
A study from Vanderbilt’s Curb Center makes a case for the benefits of active arts participation.
Only 16% of working artists in the United States have arts-related bachelor’s degrees.
Cultural vitality is the evidence of creating, disseminating, validating, and supporting arts and culture as a dimension of everyday life in communities.
An important early initiative/study that helped set the stage for the creative placemaking conversation.
This article identifies seven domains of quality of life shared across many indexes. But where is culture?
The following end notes accompany our article, “Are The Arts The Answer to Our TV Obsession?” published on February 22, 2016: (1) What we mean when we say “watching TV” When we talk about hours of television watched, we’re talking about self-reported hours; in other words, the amount of time an individual themselves assesses they watchRead More