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Arts Mean Big Business

Did you know that:

  • The ARTS generate over $39.58 million dollars a year in the Peoria area economy
  • $7.96 million generated on arts entrance fees
  • $13.42 million spent on food and drink at arts-related events/activities
  • 3,896 people attend arts classes
  • $4.36 million spent on tuition by arts students at local colleges
  • $6.35 million spent on art students’ living expenses
  • $3.15 million generated through grants and donations to local arts organizations

Download our full report, The Arts As Big Business,  in PDF format:

ArtsPartners’ The Arts As Big Business Economic Report (1.8MB)


To read the original Arts As Big Business document through Bradley University click here.












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