Arts Mean Business

According to an Americans for the Arts study, the amount of money that nonprofit arts and culture organizations in Dane County — and their audiences — poured into the local economy in 2010 was nearly double that of many other communities of comparable size. The arts in Dane County:

  • Contribute 5,119 full-time equivalent jobs
  • Generate $145.5 million in total economic impact

Read the full Arts & Economic Prosperity IV study, or look at the summary of findings.