"WASHINGTON, D.C. — Americans for the Arts, the nation’s leading nonprofit organization for advancing the arts and arts education, proudly announces the findings from Arts & Economic Prosperity IV™, the fourth economic impact study of the nonprofit arts and culture organizations and their audiences..."
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Download key charts, graphs, and tables from Arts & Economic Prosperity IV.
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Economic Impact Table [696KB]
Great Recession Bar Chart [653KB]
Impact Of Audiences Table [307KB]
Organizations Table [299KB]
Arts Jobs Bar Chart [1556KB]
Nonlocal Audience Spending Table [668KB]
Per Person Spending
|Audience Spending Callout [141KB]|
Download the complete set of charts, graphs, and tables from the full Arts & Economic Prosperity IV report. [MS Word, 2.1 MB]
Want to know more about how the study was conducted? Questions about the methodology?
Download our Detailed Study Methodology for more information. [PDF, 252KB]
Americans for the Arts President and CEO Robert L. Lynch recently sat down to briefly answer some key questions about AEP IV:
Visit our AEP IV Channel on YouTube for additional related videos.
Download a list of quotes from our national sponsors about Arts & Economic Prosperity IV. [MS Word, 162KB]
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Portland cultural groups pump $253 million into local economy
Chattanooga Times Free Press, June 13th
Group unveils plan for shift in Chattanooga's approach to arts
Omaha World-Herald, June 13th
Arts groups create economic music together
Huffington Post, June 14th
Funding for the Arts sometimes benefits all of us
The Herald-Sun, June 18th
Report: Arts spending contributed $210.9M
Randy Cohen and Seema Sueko discuss the economic impact of the arts in San Diego, CA on KPBS:
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