Virtual Conversation: How Arts Vibrant is Your Community?

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April 10, 2018 at 3:30PM

Healthy communities have healthy arts communities. Learn about NCAR's Arts Vibrancy Index which ranks more than 900 communities across the country, examining the level of supply, demand, and government support for the arts in each city. Find out where your community falls on the related Heat Map, with rank scores on all measures for every U.S. county. Understand what makes a city vibrant in the arts and the different elements that come into play to foster that vibrancy. Discuss how communities can boost vibrancy and why it matters to their overall health.



Zannie Voss, Director, National Center for Arts Research


Dr. Zannie Voss is Director of the National Center for Arts Research and Professor of Arts Management in SMU’s Meadows School of the Arts and Cox School of Business.  Prior to SMU, she was a Professor at Duke University and Producing Director of Theater Previews at Duke. Before transitioning to academia, Zannie served as managing director of PlayMakers Repertory Company, associate manager of the Alley Theatre, and assistant director of Audience Development at the Mark Taper Forum. Zannie has consulted on projects for the Irvine Foundation, the League of American Orchestras, Theatre Development Fund and Theatre Communications Group, co-authoring TCG’s Theatre Facts since 1998.  She has published over a dozen articles in top academic and practitioner journals.


Virtual Conversation: How Arts Vibrant is Your Community?
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