Making a Holistic Case for the Arts: Canadian Evidence regarding the Relationship between the Arts and Quality of Life, Well-being, Health, Education, Society and the Economy

Author: 
Kelly Hill
with research assistance from Alix MacLean & Kirby Hill

This report was comissioned by the Canadian Public Arts Funders (CPAF) as a discussion paper for a meeting of staff in June 2014.  The scope of the project was to provide an overview of key Canadian evidence and sources using a "holistic" framework that recognizes the complex and interrelated benefits of the arts in Canada.  Evidence adderssing five areas is explored: 1) Quality of life; 2) well-being and health; 3) society and identify; 4) education; 5) economy.  Strengths, weaknesses and knowledge gaps are identified, as are the implications for CPAF members.

Language: 
English
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Resource Type: Report
Document Details:
Author: Kelly Hill, with research assistance from Alix MacLean & Kirby Hill
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Publisher: A report for the Canadian Public Arts Funders Network
Publisher Year: 2014
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