TPAC’s past research activity has informed local policy, cultural planning, and strategic planning for the region. Current initiatives will shape data collection, reporting and statistics for years to come.
The following is a summary of research projects that continue to influence arts and cultural policy in Pima County.
Arizona Cultural Data Project — An innovative online data collection system for standardizing historical financial data for organizations throughout Arizona.
Americans for the Arts Studies — TPAC has worked in close concert with Americans for the Arts, the nation’s leading non-profit arts service organization, in the production of two important national studies on arts and culture in Pima County.
Cultural Asset Mapping — A project of Our Town-Tucson funded by the National Endowment for the Arts that has focused on cultural asset mapping and community engagement for Tucson’s Historic Warehouse Arts District.