Arts attendance and participation

Volume 16 No 6 / October 25, 201725 October 2017

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.


Time Trumps Money for Visitors to Cultural Organizations

Arts Research Monitor

This brief article, based on data from various American sources, argues that “cultural organizations are not (primarily) asking for money when they aim to secure visitation. Cultural organizations are asking for an investment of time – an… View this resource

Performing arts attendance in Quebec in 2016

Arts Research Monitor

This recent report from Quebec’s cultural observatory analyzes performances, paid attendance, and box office revenues related to theatre, dance, music, comedy, circus, and magic performances in 2016, based on a census of Quebec-based performing… View this resource

Arts and Heritage Access and Availability Survey 2016-2017

Arts Research Monitor

Based on a survey of more than 2,000 Canadians (including substantial samples of youth and Indigenous residents), this report highlights information about arts and heritage attendance, personal arts participation, as well as perceptions of cultural a… View this resource

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