Arts & Economic Prosperity

Did you know?

The nonprofit arts industry and its audience have a $72 million economic impact in the Pikes Peak region each year and help to generate and support 2,168 jobs. These are just some of the findings from the last Arts & Economic Prosperity Study (AEP4) report, which was orchestrated locally in 2012 by the Cultural Office, in cooperation with Americans for the Arts.

Data collection for the current Arts & Economic Prosperity study, AEP5, was completed at the end of 2016, and the results will be reported publicly in June 2017. On Wednesday, July 12th, there will be a community presentation of the study findings. Details to come….

To learn more about the findings in the 2012 report (AEP4), please follow the links below:

  Download the full local report

  Download the local highlights brochure

  View the Study Methodology and Quick Facts


Find out more and read the national report here: