creative communities

State of the Art: Why Creative Communities Build Better Economies

Ever wondered what kind of an impact a creative community has on the national economy? The arts and culture sector is more than just live shows, art fairs, and community classes — it’s a serious contributor to the national GDP. In this report, you’ll learn what those numbers actually look like, and how they’re impacting cities all over the U.S.



Do you know what industries are included in the arts and culture sector? There’s a few you know by heart, but we bet there are a couple that will surprise you.


Take a look at the hard numbers that show what the arts and culture sector is doing for innovation, the tourism industry, and more.


See how the arts are contributing to a highly-educated, highly-employable, and highly-marketable workforce.

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