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Festivals and series presenters pay more than $200 million in artistic fees per year.

In hundreds of communities across Canada, people and organizations are devoting their skills to bring together touring artists and audiences. This is the field of performing arts presentation.

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News

A Closer Look at Culture Indicators

May 16, 2016 – Last week, Statistics Canada released a series of economic indicators on arts and culture. The absolute figures – $54.6 billion, 630,000 jobs – are impressive. The trends over time, less so.   Read more

All Access Volume 8 Issue 5

May 11, 2016 – In this issue: recreation spending, Canadian content in the digital era, a new chapter at Canada Council, equity and inclusion, discounts for CAPACOA members.   Read more

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

Webinar Series for Arts Presenting

CAPACOA unites the Canadian performing arts presenting and touring sector, representing more than 150 presenting networks, presenters, agents and other stakeholders.