Arts Research Monitor articles, category = Aboriginal arts and culturally diverse arts

This 2006 survey examines the arts attendance, involvement in the arts, and attitudes towards the arts of six target population groups in Toronto, Montreal and Vancouver. The six target groups are Chinese, South Asian, West Asian/Arab, Black, Hispanic and Italian.

This British report, with contributions from 40 different people, highlights the case for greater diversity, the complexities of diversity, the current diversity of the U.K.'s cultural organizations, examples of how other sectors engage with diversity, and tips on how to achieve diversity.

Although awkwardly translated from the original French, this report contains important information about the management practices and the overall state of Aboriginal and culturally-diverse arts organizations in Canada.

This report provides a detailed examination of the results of Canadian adults with regard to their "prose", "document", "numeracy" and "problem-solving" skills in 2003.

This Australian report highlights case studies regarding the connections between community cultural development and seven areas: health; sustainable development; public housing and places; rural revitalization; community strengthening; active citizenship; social inclusion and cultural diversity.

The Diversity of Cultural Participation, based on the same survey of 1,231 Americans as Motivations Matter, examines in more detail the arts participation decisions of survey respondents.
Report available from Michael Dickinson, michael.dickinson@gov.ab.ca. This report summarizes Aboriginal arts programs in arts councils and boards across Canada but "is not intended to be reflective of all arts funding currently available to Aboriginal artists".
This report analyzes 2001 census data concerning Aboriginal, visible minority and immigrant Canadians who worked more hours in an arts occupation than any other occupation.
This report outlines the situation of First Nation, Inuit and Métis languages in Canada and makes a number of recommendations for revitalizing the languages.
These reports are the first steps in an attempt to create a vibrant Aboriginal voice in visual arts curation in Canada. The Aboriginal Curatorial Collective believes that their efforts could help rectify a lack of Aboriginal-driven exhibitions and reduce "the marginality of Aboriginal artists and curators".