SMU DATA ARTS FINDS:
ONEONTA – Oneonta, as the urban core of Otsego County, has been ranked as the eighth most arts-vibrant small community in the United States by SMU DataArts, City Hall announced today.
SMU DataArts, the National Center for Arts Research at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, released its fifth annual Arts Vibrancy Index Report, which ranks more than 900 communities across the nation, examining the level of supply, demand, and government support for the arts.
Oneonta’s ranking is a reflection on all of Otsego County with the city as its urban core. The report notes the presence of Cooperstown’s museums, Glimmerglass Opera, Foothills Performing Arts Center and CANO.