Digital Innovation Council for the Performing Arts

Digitizing the Performing Arts: An Assessment of Opportunities, Issues and Challenges is designed to offer a springboard for new conversations and digital capacity- and skill-building in the presenting field. 

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Changing Patterns in Recreation Expenses

May 9, 2016 – As the government undertakes a consultation on Canadian content in a digital world, now's an auspicious time to look at how Canadians use their disposible income when it comes to recreation.   Read more

Writing the Next Chapter of Canadian Cultural Policy

April 29, 2016 – The last week saw two major announcements which are bound to change the arts and culture landscape in Canada. Over the weekend, the Minister of Canadian Heritage announced a major consultation on Canadian Content in a Digital World. Then, the Canada Council for the Arts released its 2016-2021 strategic plan.   Read more

Where Does Audience Research Takes Us Next?

April 18, 2016 – Give a research report to a performing arts presenter, and he or she will look into it for one thing: audience insights. The problem is, not enough research in Canada actually delivers actionable audience insights. Other nations are nonetheless taking audience research down exciting paths.   Read more

Proposed Legislation to Help Touring Canadians Enter U.S.

April 11, 2016 – As recently reported, visa processing delays by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) service centers have become a major problem for Canadian touring artists and U.S. presenters. In an attempt to resolve the issues, a bipartisan legislation was recently introduced in the Congress.   Read more

Digital Innovation Council for the Performing Arts

Arts & Belonging

A new national report, published by Community Foundations of Canada in partnership with the Canadian Arts Presenting Association, is shining a spotlight on the power of the arts to build a greater sense of belonging to our communities, to our country and to each other.

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