Arts Research

January 26, 2022 by Nadia Elokdah

In a new report, "Pulse Checking Progress Toward Operationalizing REI: Arts, Culture & Healing," from LivingCities revisits learnings and progress from internal racial equity work over the part five years in response to a 2017 internal learning report, “What Does it Take to Embed a Racial Equity & Inclusion Lens?"

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January 6, 2022 by Nadia Elokdah

In a new report, "Creative Equity National Survey Culture: Race, Myth, Art = Justice," a project of Creative Justice Initiative, was designed in 2018 to address the racist, discriminatory, and unjust policies that continue to victimize disenfranchised communities.

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December 13, 2021 by Carmen Graciela Díaz

In a new report, "Art Is Work: Policies to Support Creative Workers," the Commission on the Arts addresses "how can we better recognize the value of artists in our national policy in order to enable the essential work they do?"

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October 18, 2021 by Carmen Graciela Díaz

The National Assembly of State Arts Agencies (NASAA) released three research studies exploring policies, programs, and funding practices to improve equity and accessibility in state arts agencies' work.

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October 7, 2021 by Carmen Graciela Díaz

Ted Russell, chair of Grantmakers in the Arts and director of arts strategy and ventures at the Kenneth Rainin Foundation, has been named SMU DataArts' third Nasher Haemisegger Fellow.

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May 25, 2021 by Carmen Graciela Díaz

Los Angeles BIPOC arts workers make less than their white counterparts on average, states a study recently released by the L.A. County Department of Arts and Culture with the Center for Business and Management of the Arts (CBMArts) at Claremont Graduate University, Artnet reported.

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January 29, 2021 by Carmen Graciela Díaz

A new report examines how recent labor policies intended to improve conditions for independent workers affect arts workers. The report Arts Workers in California: Creating a More Inclusive Social Contract to Meet Arts Workers’ and Other Independent Contractors’ Needs emphasizes ''the need to reimagine employment policies for the future of artists and gig workers.''

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