Arts and Economic Prosperity 6

The Arts Mean Business In Wisconsin

March 2022: MADISON, WI – The Wisconsin Arts Board joins Americans for the Arts in announcing a comprehensive economic impact study of the nonprofit arts and culture industry conducted in Wisconsin from 2022-2023: Arts and Economic Prosperity 6. 

The most recent study (2015-2016) revealed that local nonprofit arts organizations generated $657 million in economic activity annually, resulting in nearly $75 million in local and state tax revenues, 26,695 in full-time equivalent jobs and $555 million in resident income. These results were compiled as part of a national report entitled Arts & Economic Prosperity 5​.

The updated numbers will be available when AEP6 is published, in the latter portion of 2023.  ​