• Arts and Culture in the Metropolis Strategies for Sustainability – 148KB (2007)

    After three and a half decades of unprecedented growth, the nonprofit arts face an environment that threatens to stunt that growth and raises the prospect of future consolidation. This situation poses severe challenges to the sustainability of local arts sectors. … This study has three goals: (1) to identify the sources and characteristics of this new environment, (2) to describe the ways local arts communities are responding to new challenges, and (3) to analyze Philadelphia’s arts sector and recommend potential solutions to its sustainability problems.

  • Municipal Cultural Investments in Five Large Canadian Cities

    A study prepared for the City of Vancouver, the City of Calgary, the City of Toronto, the City of Ottawa and the Ville de Montréal. By Kelly Hill, Hill Strategies Research, January 2012. This report compares the cultural investment in five of Canada’s largest cities: Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto, Ottawa and Montréal. This report is the product of a collaborative effort between cultural staff members in the five large cities, a collaboration that was made possible thanks to the work of the Creative City Network of Canada.