This special issue of the Arts Research Monitor provides a detailed examination of recent national, provincial, and territorial estimates of the direct economic and employment impacts of the arts, culture, and heritage, based on Statistics Canada’s Provincial and Territorial Culture Indicators, 2016.
In this issue: Canadian insights related to active arts participation, arts attendance, as well as financing and support models for arts organizations, including reports on choral activity, social finance, innovative supports in the theatre sector, and the situation of media arts organizations.In this issue: Canadian insights related to active arts participation, arts attendance, as well as financing and support models for arts organizations, including reports on choral activity, social finance, innovative supports in the theatre sector, and the situation of media arts organizations.
In this issue: Research insights from Canada, the United States, and Australia related to arts attendance, audience engagement, community impacts of the arts, and the relationship between arts participation and civic engagement.
In this issue: Highlights from four reports that examine different aspects of the working lives, incomes, and training of artists, including reports on Canadian dance performers, Canadian multidisciplinary artists and collectives, entrepreneurship training for American artists, and the relationship (if any) between socioeconomic status and access to a professional arts career.
In this issue: Summaries of a major Canadian report on arts attendance and participation, a Quebec report on performing arts attendance, and an American report on barriers to cultural attendance.
In this issue: Two Canadian and two international reports that explore issues related to Indigenous, gender, and cultural equity, impacts, and development in the arts.
In this issue: Four reports that probe different elements of public perception of the arts and culture in Canada and the United States, including an Ontario survey related to the quality of life, a Quebec survey related to artists and their role in society, a survey related to English-language books in Canada, and an American survey of public attitudes toward the arts.
In this issue: Four perspectives on identifying and measuring social and intrinsic benefits of the arts from Canada, the United States, and the United Kingdom.
In this issue: Recent research examining the arts and digital technologies, including Canadian reports on the arts in general and the performing arts in particular, along with findings from a survey of American arts organizations’ digital marketing.
In this issue: A focus on arts education and benefits of the arts, including a Canadian examination of the situation of theatre for young audiences, a United Kingdom report on the benefits of cultural learning, an American summary of the benefits of the arts and culture, and an American report on the audience impact of choral music concerts.