The Economics of Western Kentucky Art

Western Kentucky – Spending associated with area non-profit arts organizations contributed nearly $40 million to the local economy in 2007. This finding comes from Phase III of the national Arts and Economic Prosperity study, which includes McCracken, Marshall, Graves and Calloway Counties. Americans for the Arts, a national organization based out of Washington DC and New York City, conducted the survey. Jacque Day speaks with the organization's vice president of policy and research Randy Cohen.