Impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on the arts

Volume 19 No 4 / January 13, 202113 January 2021

In this issue: Insights from four Canadian sources into the depth and breadth of the impacts of the coronavirus pandemic on the arts sector.


COVID Impact Statistics

Arts Research Monitor

This regularly updated webpage offers “reliable and meaningful indicators to keep track of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the arts sector”. Mostly sourced from federal government agencies, the statistics relate to employment, hours worked, ec… View this resource

First to Close, Last to Open

Arts Research Monitor

Receiving 485 Manitoba-based responses in May of 2020, this survey examines the financial impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on individuals (70% of respondents) and organizations (30%) working in the arts and culture. As is the case for all surveys whe… View this resource

The Toronto Fallout Report

Arts Research Monitor

This broad-based report covers ten focus areas, one of which is arts, culture, and recreation. Based on the Toronto Nonprofit Survey, select interviews with key informants, Statistics Canada data, and other sources, this report applies “an equity len… View this resource

Impacts of COVID-19 on Quebec museums

Arts Research Monitor

The Quebec museums association (SMQ) surveyed its 262 members in October of 2020 regarding the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. The association received 120 responses, representing 46% of its members. However, no margin of error can be estimated for… View this resource

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