Studies and research continue to uphold the economic impact and social importance of the arts.

  • culture builds stronger communities
  • the arts contribute to innovation within a community
  • arts and culture can foster economic inclusion
  • cities can leverage the arts as an important part of their revitalization programs
  • increased tourism and other indirect economic activity
  • improved quality of life and community engagement
  • regeneration of undervalued/underutilized urban real estate
  • relocation of businesses and residents from suburbs to the downtown core

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