Search × Search Publications Category All research other publications SubCategory All Our Research Outside Research Accountability Reports Arts in Action More Publications Resources Search Publications Reset Fields All RESEARCH OTHER PUBLICATIONS Our Research Outside Research Accountability Reports Arts in Action More Publications Resources Research Outside Research Twenty Creative Cities Exploring 20 exemplar cities from around the world, students from local post-secondaries reflect on where and how the cultural and creative economy intersects with a city’s DNA. Read the final report edited by Sara Haidey. Outside Research Economic and Strategic Impact of Calgary’s Creative Industries A 2019 report by the Conference Board of Canada confirms Calgary’s creative industries contribute substantial economic and social impacts to the city and the province. Our Research Calgary Engagement Survey How a community connects with the arts can be a clear indicator of vibrancy. Overall, 93% of Calgarians are connected to the arts and culture sector in one way or another. Our Research Arts Professionals Survey In the fall of 2017, Calgary Arts Development conducted an Arts Professionals Survey to better understand the arts ecosystem and all of its complexities. Other Publications Accountability Reports Accountability Report 2018 In late November of 2018, City Council approved a transformational increase to Calgary Arts Development’s budget, which will help build a more sustainable, resilient arts sector. More Publications 2019 – 2022 Strategic Direction In The City of Calgary’s upcoming four-year budget, Calgary Arts Development is seeking a transformational increase to The City’s investment in Calgary’s arts sector. Read our full case for support. More Publications 2019 – 2022 Strategic Framework A creative, connected Calgary through the arts, we believe that the arts have the power to build our city. Read Calgary Arts Development's 2019 – 2022 Strategic Framework. Arts in Action Arts in Action YYC 2017 With data that captures how Calgarians are currently engaging with the arts, as well as a few representative stories, get an inside look at what went on the community in 2017.