Why are the arts important to a community?
The arts continue to demonstrate their ability to provide categorical evidence of their impact on social issues that concern virtually every facet of American society.
Oh, and the arts are good for business, too. Did you know that the Arts & Culture sector in the United States represents $764 billion every year? Plus, U.S. exports generate a $24.1 billion arts trade SURPLUS. (Source: Americans for the Arts)
The creative industry in Indiana supports 160,621 jobs.
Between 2017 and 2018, 12,495,202 arts experiences were funded by the IAC.
Billion Dollar revenues
The arts sector contributes $8.4 billion to Indiana’s economy