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

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.
This report, based on a literature review and 175 interviews, focuses on employment status, recruitment and retention, access to training and demand for new competencies in Canada's cultural sector.