Culture and tourism / Facilities / Social benefits

Volume 11 No 10 / March 27, 201327 March 2013

In this issue: Canadian and American research into the links between the arts, culture, tourism, local planning, facilities, and well-being.


Ontario Arts and Culture Tourism Profile

Arts Research Monitor

The report is based on four large-scale surveys of Canadians, Americans, and overseas visitors to Ontario, including basic information about travel (data from 2010) as well as travel motivations (2006).One of the key findings of the report is that th… View this resource

Arts and Culture in Urban or Regional Planning: A Review and Research Agenda

Arts Research Monitor

The authors of this article argue that, despite increasing attention to creative cities and cultural planning, “knowledge about what works at various urban and regional scales is sorely lacking”. The authors highlight the relative lack of… View this resource

Set in Stone: Building America’s New Generation of Arts Facilities, 1994-2008

Arts Research Monitor

This report examines all cultural building projects in the United States between 1994 and 2008 based on a number of research methods, including an examination of building permits for new construction, renovations, and additions to museums, theatres,… View this resource

Canadian Index of Wellbeing

Arts Research Monitor

The Canadian Index of Wellbeing (CIW) aims to deliver “a measure that provides a broader depth of understanding that, when partnered with [Gross Domestic Product], gives citizens and decision-makers a more comprehensive package of information t… View this resource

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