Arts & Economic Prosperity 5

Publication date: 
June, 2015

The Arts & Economic Prosperity 5, released in late June, was conducted by Americans for the Arts (AFTA) and documents the economic impact of the nonprofit arts and culture industry. Connecticut Office of the Arts and 6 CT regional arts councils participated as study partners and helped to fuel the largest study of its kind. Nationally, the nonprofit arts and culture industry generated $166.3 billion in economic activity in 2015, and here in Connecticut in 2015, the Arts and Culture industry supported 23,114 jobs throughout Connecticut, and generated $42,528,000 in state and $29,743,000 in local government revenue.

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