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Arts engagement 2020–21

  • Line drawing of people outside of the National Museum of Australia, National Library of Australia and the National Gallery of Australia with the text 7.6 million visits to the National Collecting Institutions
  • Three pie charts depicting:
  • 5.0 million off-site
  • 2.6 million on-site
  • 79,019 on-site students* (*As part of an organised educational group)

Arts access 2020–21

  • Two pie charts depicting visitors from across Australia accessing the National Collecting Institutions
    • On-site visitors (81.9% major cities, 17.4% inner and outer regional, 0.5% remote and very remote)
    • Off-site visitors (68.7% major cities, 30.2% inner and outer regional, 1.2% remote and very remote)
  • Image of a computer screen with the text 43.1 million website sessions
  • Visits to the National Cultural Institutions' websites included 226 million page views and averaged 5.2 page views per session (image of a thumbs up icon)

Arts education 2020–21

  • Line drawing of a generic building with the text 2,544 school visits to the National Collecting Institutions* (*On-site, off-site and online visits)
  • Program visits line graphic depicting
    • 266,000 public program visits
    • 1,553,000 student program visits, which was a record result
  • Survey results
    • 96% teachers reported an overall positive experience of their visit (image of a star icon)
    • 96% teachers reported relevance to the classroom curriculum (image of a tick icon)
    • 96% public program visitors reported overall satisfaction with their experience, which was a record result (Image of a thumbs up icon)

Arts development support 2020–21

  • 180 projects selected for festivals
    • 121 national (line drawing of a map of Australia)
    • 59 international (line drawing of a  globe)
  • 20.9 million attendances at Australia Council supported activities (line drawing of three figures depicting an adult with two children)
  • 148.5 million cumulative audience of Screen Australia supported TV productions, which was a record result for the NCI reporting period from 2012–13 to 2020–21 (line drawing of a TV)
  • 688 new Australian artworks projects supported (line drawing of a figure walking up to an artwork)

Collections 2020–21

  • 12.1 million total collection size, which is a record result (line drawings of five cubes)
  • Total collection size 236,000 larger than 2019–20
  • Over 2.3 million objects digitised, which was a record result (text inside an image of a computer screen)
  • Over 8.6 million objects were available to the public* (*The total objects available to the public includes objects that were on display, online, on tour, or otherwise available to the public)
    • 14,458 objects were available on display
    • 1,783,143 objects were available online, which was a record result
    • 485 objects were available on tour

Initiatives, collaboration and volunteering 2020–21

  • Line drawing of seven people with the text 1,861 volunteers generously gave their time to the National Collecting Institutions
  • 124 full time equivalent
  • Line drawing of a globe with the text 242 initiatives that strengthen ties with other countries
  • Line drawing of a mortar board with the text 1,416 collaborations with cultural and educational institutions

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Arts engagement 2020–21

  • Line graph of visits to the National Cultural Institutions' websites
    • 2016–17—40,509,000
    • 2017–18—46,576,000
    • 2018–19—49,512,000
    • 2019–20—47,311,000
    • 2020–21—43,093,000
  • Line graph of on-site visitor numbers, which continued to fall as National Collecting Institutions experienced restrictions due to COVID-19
    • 2016–17—10,734,000 total visits, 4.6 million on-site visits, 6.1 million off-site visits
    • 2017–18—9,963,000 total visits, 4.5 million on-site visits, 5.4 million off-site visits
    • 2018–19—10,644,000 total visits, 4.5 million on-site visits, 6.1 million off-site visits
    • 2019–20—11,575,000 total visits, 3.2 million on-site visits, 8.3 million off-site visits
    • 2020–21—7,588,000 total visits, 2.6 million on-site visits, 5.0 million off-site visits

Arts audience and attendance 2020–21

  • Line graph depicting attendance at Australia Council supported activities, including line drawings of a violin, megaphone and theatre masks
    • 2016–17—16.3 million
    • 2017–18—22.7 million
    • 2018–19—22.6 million
    • 2019–20—25.5 million
    • 2020–21—20.9 million
  • Cumulative audience of Screen Australia supported TV productions, including a line drawing of a TV and people
    • 2016–17—141.1 million
    • 2017–18—113.2 million
    • 2018–19—130.8 million
    • 2019–20—1115.8 million
    • 2020–21—148.5 million, which was a record result

Arts education 2020–21

  • Bar graph depicting how public programs and school visits continued to fall as National Collecting Institutions and schools experienced restrictions due to COVID-19
    • 2016–17—459,000 student program visits, 589,000 public program visits, 1,048,000 total
    • 2017–18—937,000 student program visits, 685,000 public program visits, 1,622,000 total
    • 2018–19*—785,000 student program visits, 713,000 public program visits, 1,498,000 total
    • 2019–20*—854,000 student program visits, 487,000 public program visits, 1,341,000 total
    • 2020–21*—1,553,000 student program visits RECORD RESULT, 266,000 public program visits, 1,819,000 total

*Since 2018–19 student program visits include students engaging with virtual excursions and online courses

  • Line drawing of a bus depicting the number of schools that visited on-site and off-site
    • 2016–17—6,157
    • 2017–18—6,434
    • 2018–19—6,549
    • 2019–20—5,135
    • 2020–21—2,138

Collection development 2020–21

  • Line drawing of an increasing number of cubes depicting how the number of objects in our national collections is increasing
    • 2016–17—10,563,000 (7,361,000 objects available to the public)
    • 2017–18—10,662,000 (7,572,000 objects available to the public)
    • 2018–19—11,269,000 (8,129,000 objects available to the public)
    • 2019–20—11,879,000 (8,724,000 objects available to the public)
    • 2020–21—12,115,000 (8,657,000 objects available to the public), which is a record result

Arts digitisation and online access 2020–21

  • Objects digitised in our national collections, with line drawings of computer screens increasing in size
    • 2016–17—1,052,000
    • 2017–18—1,101,000
    • 2018–19—1,244,000
    • 2019–20—2,131,000* (*The significant increase in digitised items in 2019–20 is due to the inclusion of born digital items by one National Collecting Institution for the first time)
    • 2020–21—2,364,000  (19.5% of the collection digitised), which is a record result
  • Line drawing of an eye depicting how the proportion of objects available to the public online is increasing
    • 2016–17—7.6%
    • 2020–21—14.7%, which is a record result

Arts development and support 2020–21

  • Number of projects supported, accompanied by a line drawing of a film reel and a screen
    • 2016–17—6,858 new Australian artwork projects, 383 culturally diverse projects and events
    • 2017–18—10,461 new Australian artwork projects, 509 culturally diverse projects and events
    • 2018–19—9,966 new Australian artwork projects, 484 culturally diverse projects and events
    • 2019–20—11,414 new Australian artwork projects, 1,157 culturally diverse projects and events
    • 2020–21—688 new Australian artwork projects, 630 culturally diverse projects and events
  • Bar graphs of the number of projects selected for festivals, accompanied by line drawings of a musical note, tickets and a pencil
    • 2016–17—91 national, 111 international
    • 2017–18—53 national, 51 international
    • 2018–19—147 national, 117 international
    • 2019–20—163 national, 99 international
    • 2020–21—121 national, 59 international