This report constitutes an advance of research on the gender perspective in the cultural sector, analyzed from the perspective of access, consumption and cultural participation on the one hand; and of the labor market, the employment of the cultural sector and the cultural professions on the other.
El presente informe constituye un avance de la investigación sobre la perspectiva de género en el sector cultural, analizada desde la óptica del acceso, el consumo y la participación cultural por un lado; y del mercado laboral, el empleo del sector cultural y las profesiones culturales por otro.
In 2016, virtually all Canadians (15 or older) participated in some type of arts, culture, or heritage activity (100%, or 99.5% if rounded to one decimal place). This is one insight from Canadians’ Arts, Culture, and Heritage Participation in 2016, the 47th report in the Statistical Insights on the Arts series from Hill Strategies Research, based on Statistics Canada’s 2016 General Social Survey (Canadians at Work and Home).
The inaugural Americas Cultural Summit took place May 9-11, 2018 in Ottawa, Canada, hosted by the Canada Council for the Arts in partnership with the Ministry of Culture, Argentina, and the International Federation of Arts Councils and Culture Agencies (IFACCA). Participation of cultural leaders and decision-makers from 33 countries (25 in the Americas) spanning five continents resulted in an unforgettable convergence of energy and ideas culminating in a joint Call to Action that will drive exchange and collaboration across the Americas for years to come.
The United Nations Special Rapporteur in the field of cultural rights, Karima Bennoune, will visit Poland from 24 September to 5 October 2018 to assess efforts to implement the right of all people to participate in cultural life.
Survey findings also showed positive perception of the arts, but the gap between attendance at arts events and interest in the arts remains.