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Arts and Culture Public Officials Breakfast 2015

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We try to keep it interesting and keep a pulse on what you are up to. Here are some ideas we've had and what people said about them.

How confident are you in accommodating people with disabilities?

Extremely confident

27% Votes: 3

Confident in accommodating some types of disabilities

27% Votes: 3

Know ways to improve but have barriers

27% Votes: 3

Wouldn't know where to start

18% Votes: 2

11 total votes

Are recording industries threats or allies to live performing arts?

Threats: technology has been shrinking attendance at live shows for years

0% Votes: 0

Allies: you need both for sure

50% Votes: 8

It depends on the industry: are we talking music, theater, dance, poetry?

50% Votes: 8

16 total votes

What is your biggest challenge as a working artist?

Finding space

12% Votes: 24

Self promotion

16% Votes: 34

Time to create

19% Votes: 39

Niche audiences that are hard to grow

7% Votes: 15

Validation that my work is important

46% Votes: 96

210 total votes

Do people ever ask to shadow you at work?

All the time, we have a program for it

1% Votes: 4

A few times a year

2% Votes: 7

Maybe once or twice ever

2% Votes: 10

No one has ever asked to shadow me or the organization on the job

95% Votes: 403

424 total votes

What kind of events do you look for on Creative Compass?

Arts Classes/Workshops

4% Votes: 1

Training in other areas like business or grantseeking

13% Votes: 3

Neighborhood Meetings/Networking

13% Votes: 3

Performances, Openings and Readings

8% Votes: 2

I look at all that stuff

42% Votes: 10

Creative Compass has a calendar?

21% Votes: 5

24 total votes

Would you attend presentation training?

Yes! My whole team could use training on presenting effectively.

31% Votes: 9

Sure, I would do a lunch training session.

38% Votes: 11

Sure, but I'm more interested in the Advocacy Training you offer.

24% Votes: 7

No thanks, I'm already a master of presentations. Let's get together and swap notes!

7% Votes: 2

29 total votes

Who would you like to hear at an Arts and Culture Roundtable?

Local policy makers

21% Votes: 17

Local leaders outside of arts and culture

6% Votes: 5

Local arts and culture speakers

23% Votes: 19

National arts and culture speakers

29% Votes: 24

National thought leaders

21% Votes: 17

82 total votes

Where do you fall on the E/I spectrum?

Introvert

43% Votes: 39

Extrovert

23% Votes: 21

Ambivert

33% Votes: 30

90 total votes

What topics about the arts and culture sector interest you?

funding and support

13% Votes: 47

human resources

2% Votes: 7

space and infrastructure assets

2% Votes: 6

financial health

84% Votes: 316

376 total votes

What's your opinion about email newsletters?

More info, less often

56% Votes: 9

More emails, less info

44% Votes: 7

No email, just give me social media updates

0% Votes: 0

16 total votes

Have you heard of Cuyahoga Arts & Culture's Creative Culture Grants?

Yes! I voted

39% Votes: 11

Yes, but I haven't voted yet

18% Votes: 5

No, what is that?

43% Votes: 12

28 total votes

How many arts events do you think you've attended in the past year?

I have not attended an arts event in the past year

2% Votes: 1

1 - 2 events

2% Votes: 1

3 - 5 events

21% Votes: 10

6 - 10 events

19% Votes: 9

More than 10 events

55% Votes: 26

47 total votes

How did Hurricane Sandy effect you?

Wasn't directly affected, but I know others who were

36% Votes: 4

Volunteered to help the many individuals devestated by the storm

18% Votes: 2

Lost works of art, equipment, instruments, etc. due to flooding or power outages

0% Votes: 0

Lost power for days, but thankfully, no damage

45% Votes: 5

11 total votes

Would you participate in a book discussion group?

I would read the book and participate in a discussion.

72% Votes: 26

I would read the book and comment online.

17% Votes: 6

I'm just interested in reading a summary of the book and discussion via a blog post.

11% Votes: 4

I'm not interested in a book discussion group.

0% Votes: 0

36 total votes

Are you registered to vote at your current address?

yes

26% Votes: 102

no

1% Votes: 4

not sure

73% Votes: 285

391 total votes

The Waterloo Arts and Entertainment District (North Shore Collinwood) is...

authentic

40% Votes: 12

unique

7% Votes: 2

creative and artistic

40% Votes: 12

culturally diverse

13% Votes: 4

30 total votes

In which would you consider yourself most knowledgeable?

classical music

0% Votes: 0

opera

0% Votes: 0

contemporary dance

8% Votes: 1

theatre

17% Votes: 2

contemporary visual art

58% Votes: 7

film and/or media arts

17% Votes: 2

12 total votes

Why is a strong arts and culture sector important to this region?

contributes to our region's economy

25% Votes: 8

improves education for children and adults

19% Votes: 6

improves quality of life

47% Votes: 15

supports arts and culture appreciation

3% Votes: 1

supports Cuyahoga County's national reputation

6% Votes: 2

32 total votes

What type research do you primarily do?

Surveys or interviews

27% Votes: 7

Read reports on the internet or in the library

46% Votes: 12

In-depth data analysis

27% Votes: 7

None at all

0% Votes: 0

26 total votes

When do you come up with the best ideas?

Brainstorming

12% Votes: 24

In the creative development process

23% Votes: 44

Debating

4% Votes: 7

When I'm inspired by someone else's work

13% Votes: 26

Under pressure

48% Votes: 94

195 total votes