Research & Evaluation

The Department of Arts and Culture uses data and analysis to engage with some of the most important questions in the field of arts, culture, and creativity. Visit the Research Lab to get the highlights. For published reports, please see the Publications page. Or stop by LA County’s Open Data Portal to explore where the arts and creativity connect.

Research Lab

Learn how the Arts and Culture is using data to strengthen the arts ecology in LA County, and to improve our own work. Discover what kinds of data on arts, culture, and creativity are available to you.

LA County Data Portal

Arts and Culture is an active participant in the County’s Open Data Portal. In the Open Data Portal you can see and download data about Community, Arts, and Culture provided by several County departments. It’s interactive, so can even create your own charts and maps.

Arts Ed Profile

A research project designed to measure the quality, quantity and equity of arts education in public schools across LA County.

Capacity Building Assessment Toolkit

This interactive toolkit offers a four-step process public agencies, grantmakers and others can use to assess your efforts to build the capacity of your intermediaries.