1987 Directory of the Arts

Publisher:  Canadian Conference of the Arts, Canada
Year Published:  1987  
Pages:  364pp   Price:  $21.95  
Book Type:  Directories

Resource Type:  Book
Cx Number:  CX3269

Abstract:  The Directory of the Arts bills itself as " a key to the labyrinth of Canada's arts and cultural organizations, funding bodies, government agencies, departments and committtees." Part 1 lists government departments and agencies dividing these into federal government departments, agencies, and cultural agencies, provincial departments and agencies, and miscellaneous government listings. Part 2 lists national arts associations, under the section headings of broadcasting, copyright, crafts, dance, education, film, heritage/cultural, mulitidisciplinary, music, publishing, recording, theatre, visual and applied arts, and writing. Part 3 lists community arts councils province by province. The listings are detailed and useful. The mandate of government bodies is described, and key officials and contact people and their addresses and telephone numbers are provided. Associaiton listings give information about history, aims, structure, activities, membership, meetings, and pulbications. There is no inde, but there is a detailed table of contents.

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