The Rocky Mountain News reported this week that metro Denver’s arts and cultural sectors created $1.7 BILLION in revenue last year. Non-profit museums, theaters and other venues drew 16.4 million visitors, with tourism spending accounting for a lion’s share of $392 million spent on arts-related activities.
The report is issued by the Colorado Business Committee for the Arts.
“We know that arts, cultural and scientific nonprofits are significant businesses in the region,” said Deborah Jordy, executive director of the nonprofit that encourages businesses to support the arts. “Their operations contribute to local economic development every day.”
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