Arts Research Monitor articles, category = Other topics

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 summary of discussions at the National Arts Centre in September 2002 provides insight into performing arts donors' inspirations, needs and desires. The participants, some of whom are major donors to the performing arts, discussed how to promote the value of the arts, the need to invest in professional fundraising programs, and how to improve the environment for charitable donations to the arts in Canada.