ARTS & THE ECONOMY

We are lucky in Maine.  Almost everyone in economic development across this state understands the connection between the cultural sector and a thriving economy.  The arts mean jobs – the arts drive tourism – and the arts make our communities places where people want to live and work. 


Below are several documents that demonstrate the economic impact of the arts in Maine:


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NEFA CREATIVE WORKERS STUDY

BEA ONE-PAGE

CREATIVE INDUSTRIES REPORT

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