Finances and attendance of arts organizations

(Art galleries / Artist-run centres / Presenters)

Volume 14 No 8 / January 27, 201627 January 2016

In this issue: Four reports examining the situation of arts organizations, including Canadian statistics on art museums and galleries, artist-run centres, and performing arts presenters as well as an American report examining the sustainability of arts and culture organizations in select cities.


Birth and Mortality Rates of Arts and Cultural Organizations (ACOs), 1990-2010

Arts Research Monitor

Using official filings of arts and culture charities with at least $50,000 in revenues, this American report examines the sustainability of organizations between 1990 and 2010 in six metropolitan areas: Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Detroit, Miami, and S… View this resource

Trends Among Recipients of the Canada Arts Presentation Fund, 2003-2012

Arts Research Monitor

This article highlights the financial situation of performing arts presenters between 2003-04 and 2011-12 based on aggregated data from 531 presenters receiving federal funding through the Canada Arts Presentation Fund. For the 531 presenters as a gr… View this resource

A Portrait of 75 Artist-Run Centres

Arts Research Monitor

Based on financial and statistical data reported to CADAC (Canadian Arts Data / Données sur les arts au Canada), this report outlines the finances and activities of 75 artist-run centres “that receive recurring funding from the Visual Arts Sect… View this resource

A Portrait of 77 Art Museums and Public Art Galleries

Arts Research Monitor

This report examines the finances and activities of 77 public art galleries “that receive recurring funding from the Visual Arts Section of the Canada Council for the Arts”, based on their financial and statistical data submitted to CADAC… View this resource

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