Arts Research Monitor articles, category = Organizational planning, management, governance & marketing

As in other parts of the world, government cutbacks to arts programs in the school curriculum in England are contributing to a push for arts organizations to supplement arts education in English schools. This study aims to assess the procedures used by arts organizations to evaluate their educational programs. The author argues that arts organizations should be able to offer schools "striking and illuminating alternatives" to officially prescribed curricula. (Malcolm Ross, Vol 5 No 1)
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.
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.
The 18 recommendations in the action plan aim to sustain and renew cultural management in Canada by bringing human resource issues to the forefront of government policy development and funding, service organizations' activities and arts organizations' practices.