The Arts Are Definitely Good for Business

Source: Robert Lynch, PM Magazine, Vol. 95 no. 3, April 2013

Last article in a three-part series on the value of nonprofit arts and culture organizations to local governments. … In previous articles published in the January/February and March 2013 PM magazines, I wrote about how nonprofit arts organizations contribute to a local government’s economy and create jobs, economic impact, and tax revenue. For this final article, I am going to switch gears and discuss how the arts are used to attract non-arts businesses to communities, how they help keep skilled employees at those businesses, and how they improve local schools. …