Cultural Vitality in Communities: Interpretation and Indicators
This monograph introduces a definition of community cultural vitality that encompasses opportunities for arts participation, actual participation by the public and systems of support for cultural activity. Includes suggested indicators and sources of data. Written by Maria Rosario Jackson, Florence Kabwasa-Green and Joaquin Herranz. Published by the Urban Institute.
Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation Assessment Initiative
This web resource summarizes nine principles of meaningful measurement. Several sample rubrics are provided to illustrate key evaluation concepts.
An Evaluation Resource Guide for Arts Programming
Evaluation is an essential component of any quality arts program. While most
organizations typically conduct evaluations in order to provide feedback to
their funders, the real merit in evaluation lies in its ability to help organizations
reflect, evolve, and improve the programming that they offer to the public. This article was written by Rachel Hartsough for, and published by, the Nevada Arts Council.