The Arts

​​​​​​​The arts generate a range of benefits for people and society, from bringing individuals pleasure and expanding their horizons to helping communities build stronger social bonds. Research suggests that community orientation and high-quality programming are fundamental to healthy arts organizations. Diversifying programming so that visitors see themselves reflected in arts spaces is another important challenge that many arts institutions face—and want to tackle.

Browse the reports and other resources on these pages for research on building audiences and emerging insights into arts organizations of color.​