Which States Are Best For The Arts?

Richard Florida writes: ‘Arts and culture are key components of quality of life, and important contributors to urban economies as well. My own research finds that arts and cultural employment is one of three key drivers of urban economies — alongside science/technology and business/management occupations. Two recent studies provide a fresh look and new data on how the contribution of the arts to state and local economies. Some artsy states may surprise you: Wyoming, Utah. Others won’t: New York, California.’

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