The majority of existing research on the status of women in the arts in Canada focuses on specific sectors, such as media arts/ screen, or theatre, etc., rather than addressing the arts and cultural industries as a whole. The purpose of this report is to help fill this gap by providing an overarching synthesis of existing data on the status of women in the arts in Ontario/Canada. This report covers six sectors: visual arts, dance, theatre, literature, music, and media arts/screen. The report focuses on key quantitative indicators that illuminate the professional experiences of women artists and cultural workers in Ontario specifically and in Canada more broadly.

Authors: Amanda Coles, Kate MacNeill, Jordan Beth Vincent, Caitlin Vincent with Philippe Barré

Researchers: Laurence Dubuc, Sally Storey, Jane Howard, Rebecca Hutton

Published By: Ontario Arts Council

Publication Date: October 2018

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