Arts and the Economy

Below are articles that highlight the importance of the arts in the economy.  
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Study Says Art Makes You Mentally Healthier - Even If You're Not Good At It

Latest Data Shows Increase to U.S. Economy from Arts & Cultural Sector

Arts as Economic Development

The Arts are Soul Food

The Role of the Arts in Economic Development

Arts, Culture and Economic Development

Why Art and Culture Contribute More to an Economy than Growth and Jobs

Understanding the Value of Arts and Culture