Arts organizations and digital technologies — from


  • Social media, online video and pictures, mobile apps, websites, and email have transformed the arts in America
  • Many cultural organizations say that digital technology gives them powerful new ways to promote events, engage with audiences, reach new patrons, and extend the life and scope of their work
  • But challenges arise as organizations cope with tech-driven staffing and budgeting demands and technology itself has led to concerns about everything from cell phone interruptions at performances, to increasing competition for the public’s entertainment dollars, to a growing audience expectation that digital content should be free