Diversity and equity

Volume 15 No 1 / April 27, 201627 April 2016

In this issue: An in-depth study of the situation of diverse arts organizations in Canada and the United States, two Canadian guides for developing accessible and inclusive programming, and an American literature review related to cultural equity and inclusion.


Cultural Equity and Inclusion Initiative: Literature Review

Arts Research Monitor

This literature review investigates how some cultural organizations and funders have improved “diversity in cultural organizations, in the areas of their leadership, staffing, programming and audience composition”. Elements of diversity i… View this resource

Expanding the Arts

Arts Research Monitor

Developed as part of the Canada Council’s Expanding the Arts strategy, this guidebook aims to provide “an important resource for companies and organizations working towards increasing the participation rates within their processes of peop… View this resource

The Art of Inclusion – Seven Steps

Arts Research Monitor

Originally developed for the art education experiences provided by the McMichael Canadian Art Collection, this guidebook outlines “seven steps to accessible and inclusive programs” that can be “beneficial to both audience and instit… View this resource

Figuring the Plural

Arts Research Monitor

This 358-page report presents a number of findings concerning “the characteristics, needs, and support systems” of “ethnocultural arts organizations”. The report is based on a literature review, data collection and analysis fr… View this resource

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