There has been much public conversation recently regarding the role of the arts and culture industry in economic stimulus.
Following is information that seeks to clarify this issue through two key points:
--that the arts and culture industry is a sector of the economy just like any other with workers who pay taxes, mortgages, rent and contribue in other ways to the economy;
--and that the National Endowment for the Arts is uniquely positioned to assist in job stimulation for that industry.
For the full statement, visit https://www.arts.gov/news/news09/arts-and-economic-stimulus.html