There’s a quote that gets thrown around when arts talk turns to impact: “If you can’t measure it, you can’t manage it.”
The economy and the government budget standing as they do, discussions surrounding the perceived “value” of the arts (in every definition of the word) are getting a lot of air time. I’ve been really impressed by the persuasive power of efforts like this one in support of PBS. Then, this morning, I saw the video below and was really blown away:
I’ve been considering what a similar piece related to the arts covered here on ArtsJournal would look like and what it might accomplish. What facts and figures would you include in such a presentation?