Attendance

Visual arts are particularly popular among older age groups

In general, attendees of visual arts events are significantly older than attendees of other arts events (47 percent being aged 55 to 64 years).

  • Painting, drawing and street art are the most popular type of visual arts, attended by  50-60 percent of all age groups
  • Sculpture and photography is enjoyed by around a quarter of all age groups
  • Attendance at craft events increases from one in five 15-24 year olds to one in three of those over 65