About
The Arts Datathon will take place on Friday, April 27, 2018. This year we will focus on collections data, offering participants several different tracks to work on projects related to civic art, street art, veterans memorabilia,...
Documentation
We are delighted to share the final report and toolkit on the datathon. The report tells what we did and how we did it. The toolkit offers informative tips for any organization or group that is interested...
Datasets
Many of the data we have are about arts nonprofits, arts education, artworks and grants. There’s a fair amount of data available about arts finance, mostly in the nonprofit realm. We are curating a set...

April 27, 2018 | Downtown Los Angeles

Arts Datathon 2.0: Collections will focus on collections data, offering participants several different tracks to work on projects related to civic art, street art, veterans memorabilia, music, and much more. The second annual Arts Datathon is presented by the LA County Arts Commission, City of LA Department of Cultural Affairs, USC Libraries, County of LA Public Library, LA County Department of Military and Veterans Affairs, Angel’s Gate Cultural Center, and Arts for LA, with support from Sotheby’s Institute at Claremont Graduate University.

Join Us

If you believe the arts can make our communities better

whether you’re a data expert or not…

If you believe data can help improve our region

whether or not you know a lot about the arts…

If you believe everyone should have meaningful access to the arts…

…then this event is for you.

Come be a part of the Arts Datathon, and help make a difference in your community.

Goals

Explore the data that already exist on arts and culture.
Engage a wide range of people in thinking deeply about how to improve access to the arts.
Inspire new projects, proposals and policies that would utilize data to improve access to the arts.
Identify ways to improve arts data collection, organization and coordination.
Spark community curiosity and conversations about arts access and equity.