Cultural Facilities Study Summary – 46KB (2003)

The National Cultural Facilities Study was based on conversations with artists, arts organizations, arts funders, government agencies and others, as well as on an analysis of financial information from individual organizations. We found that while weaknesses exist in the way arts facilities are developed and managed, some of the arts community’s strengths–fundraising ability; entrepreneurial skill; resiliency and significant earned revenues (to name a few) augur well for improvement. We found a great deal of demand for help among arts managers and others in the arts community. We present below a summary of our findings.