The Michigan Philharmonic is proud to be one of the organizations whose data was used to produce this report on the economic impact of the arts in Michigan. The results of the report illustrate the extensive impact both economically and creativly that the arts have on the well being of the Michigan economy and culture. Cultural arts activites account for $2 billion tourism dollars flowing into the State's ecomony and close to 3 million school children experienced the arts in 2011
The report also confirms that the hundreds of cultural organizations in Michigan are thriving on earned income - $.70 of every $1 is earned as opposed to subsidized. This is good news for the arts in our State and good news for arts groups around the country.
the data was gathered through the Cultural Database Project which 25 states are now participating in. This data is derived from 990's and audited financial data from all cultural organizations receiving state and foundation grants. Take a moment to read the report at the link below:
Michigan a Creative State: You Can Take That to the Bank | Creative Impact Michigan