The Arts Matter in Our Daily Lives

According to new data, the arts and cultural sector contributed more than the agriculture, transportation, or warehousing sectors to the American economy in 2015 (the latest year for which data is available), reports Isaac Kaplan for Artsy. NEA chairman Jane Chu said in a statement: “The data confirm that the arts play a meaningful role in our daily lives, including through the jobs we have, the products we purchase, and the experiences we share.” These findings are important because as …

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