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The New Forms of Arts Participation

Social media has been with us for a decade and it plays a crucial role in our daily life. In the U.S., the majority of arts organizations believe or somewhat believe “social media is worth the time our organization spends on it”, according to Pew Research Center.The survey indicates that the arts organization are using tech tools to engage with patrons and potential audiences in different ways. The data also strongly support the view that social media increases audience participation and allows audiences to have a deeper and a more interactive artistic engagement.

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The New Forms of Arts Participation

Social media has been with us for a decade and it plays a crucial role in the daily life. In the U.S., the majority of arts organizations believe or somewhat believe “social media is worth the time our organization spends on it”, according to Pew Research Center. The survey indicates that the arts organization are using the technology tools to engage with patrons and potential audiences in different ways. These data also strongly support the view that social media increases audience participation and allows the audiences to have a deeper and a more interactive artistic engagement.

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Arts Participation

It is often debated how much class vs. education plays into arts participation.  Some might consider that a liberal arts education will expose people to a wider variety of performance and visual art. According to studies, as exemplified in the “Taking Part” Survey, education is realized as the most important factor in determining participation. The survey showed that those with some college education are 24 percent more likely to use some type of media to participate within the arts. The survey also showed that a greater percentage of those with a college degree will attend live performances, more so than those without a college degree. Continue reading Arts Participation