Meaningful measurement. A review of the literature about measuring artistic vibrancy
Meaningful Measurement is a summary of the key research in the area of measuring artistic vibrancy.
It looks at:
• performance measurement in the arts
• proposed models of performance measurement in the arts
• the notion of “public value” and the arts
• the intrinsic impacts of the arts
• assessing artistic vibrancy, including models and examples
This resource was published for the Australia Council for the Arts in december 2009.
Connecting Australians: Results of the National Arts Participation Survey is the third in a landmark series by the Australia Council for the Arts, following editions in 2009 and 2013. It measures Australians’ engagement with the arts in 2016 – attending arts events, exhibitions and festivals; reading; listening to music; sharing and connecting with the arts online; and creating art themselves.
The arts encompass theatre, dance, visual arts and craft, music, literature, First Nations and cross-art form work. Engagement with a person’s own cultural background through the arts is articulated for the first time, along with festival attendance and community arts and cultural development activities. The survey also captures the value of the arts to Australians through their attitudes, views about the impacts of the arts, and propensity to donate time or money to the arts.
Australia Council for the Arts
Australia Council for the Arts is the Australian Government’s arts funding and advisory body.