High Importance Placed on Artists and the Arts
Survey Reveals High Levels of Participation, Spending and Importance Placed on the Arts UNDERSTANDING THE ARTS ECOLOGY OF SASKATCHEWAN FROM THE GRASSROOTS: RESULTS OF THE SPAR SURVEY OF THE PUBLIC
In a survey of the Saskatchewan public 18 and over:
- more than 90% of respondents ranked the work of artists and the arts as important to all levels of education as well as cultural diversity.
- Over 80% saw the arts as important to the formation of personal identity, values and beliefs along with social cohesiveness and a community’s shared sense of place, health, well-being and sustainability.