This report shows that over 9.1 million Canadians 15 years of age or older, or 37.6% of Canadians in this age range, attended a live, professional performing arts event in 1998.
This report, peppered with highlights of various museums' educational offerings, summarizes survey responses from 376 museums concerning their contributions to the education of Kindergarten to Grade 12 students in the U.S. in 2000-01.
Managing Our Performing Spaces: Impact Study of the Costs Relating to the Management of Performing Arts Premises in Canada (17 Oct 2005 | Vol. 2 | No. 6)
This report examines the management of performing arts facilities in Canada, including a wide range of issues such as ownership, tenancy, operating costs and income, capital costs and funding, working capital, and improvements to physical infrastructure.
Raising the Barre: Geographic, Financial and Economic Trends of Nonprofit Dance Companies (17 Oct 2005 | Vol. 2 | No. 5)
Based on three sources – NEA applications, a Unified Database of Arts Organizations and the economic census – this report paints a statistical portrait of the changing situation of American dance companies (not independent dancers) between 1987 and 1997.
Findings from the Survey with Aboriginal Dance Groups and Artists in Canada (17 Oct 2005 | Vol. 2 | No. 5)
This report is based on surveys of 50 Aboriginal dance groups and 26 Aboriginal dance artists in Canada.
This report, prepared by Hill Strategies, uses 71 interviews with media artists, arts organizations and funders to examine the realities, functioning and importance of Canada's media arts sector. The sector was found to be "rapidly changing, difficult to define, very active and struggling to find money for its activities". Interviewees indicated that the production and exhibition of works by Aboriginal and culturally diverse artists are key to the development of the media arts.
The Value of the Performing Arts in Five Communities: A Comparison of 2002 Household Survey Data (17 Oct 2005 | Vol. 2 | No. 4)
Released with much fanfare, The Value of the Performing Arts in Five Communities demonstrates that, in terms of public participation, the arts are alive and well in Alaska, Cincinnati, Denver, Pittsburgh and Seattle.
Statistics Canada recently released the results of its 2001 survey of 583 performing arts organizations.
The Phase 1 Report of Orchestras Canada's "Soundings" project summarizes qualitative interviews conducted mainly with musicians, staff, board members and Music or Artistic Directors from 11 orchestras regarding the state of and future prospects for Canada's orchestras.