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
The inquiry finds challenges in Australia's arts and crafts sector that appear to be quite similar to those in Canada, including the need for fewer "economic uncertainties" for artists, higher status within their communities, more opportunities to sell and exhibit their art, and increased capacity among organizations in the sector.
16 October 2005
This article in the Statistics Canada publication Focus on Culture paints quite a bleak picture of the state of non-profit performing arts organizations in Canada in the 1990s...
16 October 2005
This issue of The NASAA Advocate from the National Assembly of State Arts Agencies is a useful summary of the burgeoning body of American research into the impact of the arts on education, youth at risk, business, tourism, and economic development.
16 October 2005
This recent economic impact analysis by Americans for the Arts is derived from detailed arts organization and attendee survey data in 91 cities in 34 US states. Input/output tables are used to estimate the economic impact in each of the 91 communities.