Arts Research Monitor

The Arts Research Monitor, created by Hill Strategies Research in 2002, provides synopses of qualitative and quantitative research findings in the arts and culture. The Monitor should be useful to artists, arts managers, funders, policy makers, researchers and others with an interest in learning more about the arts and culture. The Arts Research Monitor is funded by the Canada Council for the Arts and the Ontario Arts Council.

16 October 2005
Many communities claim to be an "arts capital". What does this term really mean? Using data for 20 US metropolitan areas, this article proposes measures for the quantity, health and quality of a city's not-for-profit arts and culture sector.
16 October 2005
Any report that recommends to keep a community "weird" is at least worth a glance. This report on economic development in Austin, Texas – the self-proclaimed "Live Music Capital of the World" –embraces culture as an economic engine.