Economic Impact of the Arts

IN 2015, OKLAHOMA’S ARTS AND CULTURE NONPROFITS GENERATED DIRECT ECONOMIC ACTIVITY OF $872,830,632.

An investment in the arts is an investment in Oklahoma. A study done by Oklahomans for the Arts found that the arts industry supports 29,165 jobs in Oklahoma. In addition to inspiring and connecting us, the arts have direct economic impact on our communities.

Check out these studies done by Oklahomans for the Arts exemplifying the economic impact of the arts:

Statewide Survey

Greater OKC Survey

For a complete list and more details on the economic impact of the arts, visit http://www.ok4arts.org/economy.