The Alchemy of High-Performing Arts Organizations by SMU Data Arts. This report, published in partnership with The Wallace Foundation, studies 10 organizations with a track record of high performance and 10 who engineered a turnaround from low to high performance prior to the COVID-19 pandemic.
CULTURE + COMMUNITY IN A TIME OF CRISIS - What does the public want from art in a post-COVID world? You can now download Culture Track’s special report on culture and community in the COVID era today. Approximately 124,000 culture goers and non-goers were surveyed about their thoughts on the role of culture in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Supported by the Wallace Foundation, the report provides valuable insights and possible ways forward.
Global Arts Live Tests New Format, New Name to Draw New Audiences, A Discussion Guide - This discussion guide is designed to help arts administrators, board members, and arts practitioners working within varying disciplines and with a range of budget sizes to better understand and apply lessons from Global Arts Lives’ experience to their own.
Ballet Austin: A Discussion Guide - This guide explores preliminary insights from Ballet Austin’s audience-building efforts as part of The Wallace Foundation’s Building Audiences for Sustainability Initiative.
Can the City's Boom Mean New Audiences for the Seattle Symphony: A Discussion Guide - A tool for arts administrators and practitioners to learn how to apply Seattle Symphony's audience-building insights to their own context
Denver Center Theatre Company is Cracking the Millennial Code...One Step at a Time: A Discussion Guide - This discussion guide is designed to help administrators, board members and arts practitioners working in organizations of varying budget sizes and disciplines apply Denver Center’s lessons in audience building to their own work.
Building Deeper Relationships: How Steppenwolf Theatre Company Is Turning Single-Ticket Buyers Into Repeat Visitors. Learn how the Steppenwolf Theatre Company is turning single-ticket buyers into repeat visitors.
Attracting an Elusive Audience: How the San Francisco Girls Chorus Is Breaking Down Stereotypes and Generating Interest Among Classical Music Patrons. Learn how the San Francisco Girls Chorus is breaking down stereotypes and generating interest among classical music patrons. View extra features for this case study.
Wallace Studies in Building Arts Audiences. In-depth case studies of arts organizations that worked to expand, diversify or more deeply engage their audiences, researchers examine what worked and what didn’t. The groups range from museums to opera companies.