NALAC Research and Insights

Welcome to our Research and Insights page. Below, you can explore our reports that highlight data trends and share our analysis of the thriving Latinx arts field. This page archives past research, lessons learned, and shares updates about current research priorities. 

Juana Alicia Araiza, 2023 NALAC Fund for the Arts Grantee

NALAC Selected for National Arts Research Initiative by The Wallace Foundation 

NALAC is honored to be selected as one of the Wallace Foundation’s newly announced grantees. The awarded organizations will conduct research on issues relevant to the well-being of arts organizations of color and the communities they serve.

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2023 NLI Fellows at San Anto Cultural Arts’ "Lideres De La Comunidad" murals.

34 Years of Service - 2023 NALAC Impact Report

At the heart of NALAC’s mission is our commitment to investing in Latinx cultural communities. As our impact report illustrates, our efforts have profoundly impacted artists and arts organizations, creating opportunities for their career and organizational growth, professional and organizational development, and greater recognition on a national and international scale.

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A Glimpse into the NALAC Research Collection

Our research activities focus on national, state, and local aspects of Latinx artistic and cultural production as a means of understanding the social value of these activities.



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Gabriel Garcia Roman, 2017 NALAC Fund for the Arts Grantee

Advancing Collaboration – The Houston Research Initiative

In 2016, NALAC produced the Houston Research Initiative to survey and assess the state of the local ecosystem of Latinx arts and cultural communities. With generous support from Houston-based donors, artists, and cultural organizations, our report was released on September 14, 2018, during the inaugural “Latino Arts Day in Houston.”

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Houston Leaders at 2018 Press Conference for release of NALAC Houston Report and inuagural “Latino Arts Day In Houston.”

Propose & Participate

Research Opportunities: We believe in the power of research to catalyze change. Whether it’s a qualitative study, quantitative analysis, or a combination of both, we love exploring different avenues of study. Our research activities inform policy and funding decisions while celebrating the creativity and cultural richness of our Latinidades. Contact us if you have a research proposal, project idea, or partnership opportunity related to Latinx arts and cultures!  We look forward to collaborating with you to celebrate Latinx arts and cultures in the years to come.


Sayre Quevedo, 2016 Transnational Cultural Remittances Grantee