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By J Caldwell

Americans for the Arts has recently published a comprehensive, nationwide study on the economic impact of nonprofit arts and culture the industry. Their fourth iteration of this study – Arts and Economic Prosperity IV – covers all 50 states and the District of Columbia and quantifies the economic effect the arts have at both a nationwide and state-by-state level. Nationally, nonprofit arts and culture generate a staggering $135.2 billion in economic activity. The full details and quick statistics for the nation and for individual regions can be viewed at AEP IV

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Durham Arts Council Announces the Results of AFTA’s Arts & Economic Prosperity IV for Durham County

Findings Reveal Economic Impact of the Nonprofit Arts Industry in Durham, Number of Full-Time Jobs Supported and Tax Revenues Generated by Local Arts Sector

Presentation on Monday, June 18th

at Durham City Hall

101 City Hall Plaza, Durham, NC 27701

Reception – Refreshments & Music: 5:30 p.m. – City Hall Lobby

Presentation: 6:00 p.m. – City Council Chambers

Mayor’s Proclamation: 7:00 p.m. – City Council Meeting

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