Arts Research Monitor
This website from Hill Strategies Research provides synopses of qualitative and quantitative research findings in the arts and culture.
Hill Strategies Research is a Canadian company that aims to provide insightful evidence about the arts.
National Endowment for the Arts
Statistical Indexes & Databases
These comprehensive sources are a great place to start your research.
- Statistical Abstract of the United States – Arts, Recreation, & Travel. This section presents data on the arts, entertainment, and recreation economic sector of the economy, and personal recreational activities, the arts and humanities, and domestic and foreign travel.
- Historical Statistics of the United States Millennium Edition - Arts and Humanities, Series Dh366-391. Includes tables on attendance, revenues and expenses, grants, and motion pictures.
- ProQuest Statistical Insight is an index to statistical publications and tables. It includes government, private, and international sources. Particularly useful resource for access to trade publications. Many items are available in the government documents microfiche collection.
- Sourcebook of Arts Statistics (1989, 1992 addendum) is a general reference book on arts statistics. It is outdated, but may still be used to identify relevant agencies and producers of information.
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