Local and provincial data on arts and culture

Volume 18 No 4 / September 11, 201911 September 2019

In this issue: A focus on local and provincial information about the arts and culture, including reports on cultural participation in Canada’s provinces and largest Census Metropolitan Areas (CMAs), equity and diversity in Calgary’s arts sector, Ottawa-Gatineau cultural statistics compared with other CMAs, and cultural organizations in rural areas in the United States.


Arts, Culture, and Heritage Participation in Canada’s Provinces and Largest Census Metropolitan Areas in 2016

Arts Research Monitor

Based on an analysis of 28 questions from Statistics Canada’s 2016 General Social Survey (GSS), this report examines the percentage of residents (15 or older) of Canadian provinces and nine large Census Metropolitan Areas who attended or participated… View this resource

Equity, Diversity & Inclusion: A Demographic Profile of Calgary’s Arts Sector

Arts Research Monitor

In 2017, Calgary Arts Development conducted an equity, diversity, and inclusion survey of arts organizations in order to ascertain the demographics of artists, workers, and volunteers in Calgary’s arts sector and the presence of activities “for and w… View this resource

Digging for Data Gold: Ottawa Cultural Statistics

Arts Research Monitor

This presentation, conducted at the Ottawa Cultural Summit, delves into local statistics related to cultural activities, the diversity of cultural participation, cultural charities, volunteers, and donors. Regarding cultural activities, the research… View this resource

Rural Arts, Design, and Innovation in America

Arts Research Monitor

Based on United States census data and data from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Rural Establishment Innovation Survey (REIS), this report provides “descriptive statistics about rural arts organizations and … uses data at the business establishm… View this resource

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