A Survey of Arts and Culture Consumers in Northeast Ohio: Arts and Culture Participation – Benefits and Barriers. 2002.

Eight focus groups and a telephone survey of 800 adults were conducted from July, 2001 to November, 2001. Participants in the study were only those who have participated in at least one arts and cultural activity or event during the past year. The objectives of this study were to 1) identify the major benefits of arts and cultural participation in NE Ohio, 2) identify the major barriers and motivators for arts and cultural participation. This information was intended to aide in the formulation of programming and marketing concepts for arts and cultural organizations in NE Ohio.

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