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Digest Issue 5 released

We've just released the newest issue of The Digest—the CPC's in-house publication. This edition, titled "Looking Back, Looking Forward: What's Next for the Creative City?", synthesizes fresh academic research critiquing the concept of creative cities as they exist today, pointing toward what the "creative city 2.0" might look like.

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Two new reports explore arts participation

Two new reports–authored by CPC and NORC research associate Jennifer Novak-Leonard–explore the who, what, and why of arts engagement. When Going Gets Tough: Barriers and Motivations Affecting Arts Attendance, released by the National Endowment for the Arts in collaboration with MBK Analytics, uses data from NORC's General Social Survey to probe the motivations and barriers to 21st-century arts attendance. 

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New report released on measuring cultural engagement

Measuring Cultural Engagement: A Quest for New Terms, Tools, and Techniques summarizes a June 2014 convening held at the Gallup Headquarters in Washington, D.C., by the National Endowment for the Arts and the UK’s Arts & Humanities Research Council. Cultural researchers, practitioners, and policy-makers (including the CPC's Jennifer Novak-Leonard and Norman Bradburn) from the U.S., the UK, and other countries met to review common assumptions, tech

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