Arts Research Monitor

The Arts Research Monitor, created by Hill Strategies Research in 2002, provides synopses of qualitative and quantitative research findings in the arts and culture. The Monitor should be useful to artists, arts managers, funders, policy makers, researchers and others with an interest in learning more about the arts and culture. The Arts Research Monitor is funded by the Canada Council for the Arts and the Ontario Arts Council.

17 October 2005
Devoted to the debate over the "creative class" theories of Richard Florida, this issue attempts to review the most salient reports and articles from supporters, followers and detractors of the creative class theories, with a particular focus on Canadian implications.
17 October 2005
This report aims to provide a guide to increasing arts participation, with a particular eye to the meaning and values involved in arts participation. Participants' perceptions, benefits, barriers and experiences are the key factors in the report's behavioural framework of arts participation.