Telling the stories of the arts: Artists, attendance, engagement, impacts and benefits

Presentation in Barrie on April 27, 2011

The City of Barrie's Department of Culture presented Kelly Hill of Hill Strategies Research on Wednesday April 27. This presentation and discussion session helped participants develop some key storylines about the arts in Barrie. The presentation contains information about artists in Barrie, culture in smaller cities, arts attendance trends, audience engagement, arts education, as well as the social and economic effects of culture. Participants discussed the research findings and how they applied to the arts in Barrie. Given the lively discussion, only about one-half of the original agenda was covered. The full presentation content is available below.

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