February 2017

1. Matthew Stromberg. California Arts Council. “Nonprofit Media Coverage of the Arts in California: Challenges and Opportunities”. 2016. United States.

This report summarizes activities from the California Arts and Public Media Summit (June 23, 2016), convened to evaluate the flaws in the California Arts Council’s “Arts on the Air” pilot program which was suspended due to stakeholder criticism.

2. Olsberg SPI and Nordicity. British Film Institute. “Economic Contribution of the UK’s Film, High-End TV, Video Game, and Animation Programming Sectors”. 2015. United Kingdom.

This report examines the economic impact of the United Kingdom’s “screen sectors” comprising film, high-end TV, video games, and animation, while advocating for tax relief justified by a claim of multi-fold return on investment.

3. Danielle Linzer and Mary Ellen Munley. Whitney Museum of American Art. “Room to Rise: The Lasting Impact of Intensive Teen Programs in Art Museums”. 2015. United States.

This study evaluates the impacts of American museum programs for teens, focusing on the activities of the Whitney Museum of American Art, the Walker Art Center, the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, and The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles.

4. Pierre-Olivier Saire, et al. Canada Council for the Arts. “Patterns of Attendance and Cultural Participation by Young People in the Canadian Theatre for Young Audiences and Children’s Festivals Sector”. 2016. Canada.

This exploratory study analyzes Canadian public participation in theater for young audiences, and children’s festivals, through a series of questions involving regional factors, audience age, teacher/school influence, and the impact of new technologies.

5. BOP Consulting and Graham Devlin Associates. Arts Council England. “Analysis of Theatre in England”. 2016. United Kingdom.

This report explores the current status of UK theatre production, performance, and audience experience by juxtaposing three different economic models that companies employ: subsidized, unfunded not-for-profit, and commercial (for profit).