Resources

The body of the report is an examination of local cultural development issues in communities across NYC. The report also updates employment and economic impact figures for New York that were last prepared in 1992.
This paper contends that the lack of growth in classical concert attendance in the UK and the US is not due to the cost and accessibility of events or a decline in arts education, but rather to changes in taste and socio-demographics.
This report summarizes survey research conducted in the fall of 1998 into the community connections of arts attendees and participants in five American communities
The inquiry finds challenges in Australia's arts and crafts sector that appear to be quite similar to those in Canada, including the need for fewer "economic uncertainties" for artists, higher status within their communities, more opportunities to sell and exhibit their art, and increased capacity among organizations in the sector.
This article in the Statistics Canada publication Focus on Culture paints quite a bleak picture of the state of non-profit performing arts organizations in Canada in the 1990s...
This issue of The NASAA Advocate from the National Assembly of State Arts Agencies is a useful summary of the burgeoning body of American research into the impact of the arts on education, youth at risk, business, tourism, and economic development.