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Data Sources: Arts

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CPANDA - Cultural Policy and the Arts National Data Archive
CPANDA is an interactive digital archive of data on the arts and cultural policy in the United States. It is a collaborative effort of Princeton University's Firestone Library and the Princeton Center for Arts and Cultural Policy Studies. The mission is to acquire, archive, document and preserve high quality data sets on topics in arts and cultural policy, and to make them available.
  • American Perceptions of Artists Survey 2002The American Perceptions of Artists Survey 2002 was a study of the public's opinions about the lifestyles and work of artists in the United States. It is a survey of adults in the United States and nine local surveys conducted in Boston, Chicago, Cleveland, Houston, Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, Seattle, and Washington, D.C.
  • Americans and the ArtsA series of five studies conducted between 1973 and 1992. The surveys measure participation in and attitudes about the arts and arts in education.
  • Arts and Religion Survey 1999This data set offers information on Americans' opinions about the role of the arts relative to religion.
  • Performing Arts Research Coalition 2002The Performing Arts Research Coalition is a collaborative project that seeks to improve the way performing arts organizations gather information. The process is being developed in ten cities and involves four types of data collection: administrative data, audience surveys, subscriber surveys, and household surveys.
  • Survey of Public Participation in the Arts 1982 - 2002This survey collected data on Americans' participation in the arts, including the performing arts, the visual arts, and the literary arts. The survey is conducted every five years by the Research Division of the National Endowment for the Arts.
  • Survey of the Arts in Everyday Life 2002This study examined the involvement of Chicago-area individuals in informal art related activities.

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