Media Contacts

Artists Sunday

Art buy the Numbers

Art Consumers

Commercial Art Businesses

Local Art Agencies

Local Art Agencies (LAAs) work tirelessly to ensure that the arts and culture have a vital presence in America’s communities from coast to coast.

  • 4,500 nonprofit organizations and municipal agencies
  • 87% Interact with the Business Community
  • 84% Program Events in their Community
  • 92% Provide Services to Other Arts Organizations
  • 91% Partner with Other Community Organizations

Source: Americans for the Arts 2019 Profile of Local Arts Agencies

Individual Artists

Nonprofit Art Organizations

Economic Impact of the Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Live Arts Events

U.S. Art Organizations with budgets larger than $50,000

There were 39,292 nonprofit arts and cultural organizations with an annual budget of more than $50,000 in the U.S. in 2015. See Table and Figure 1 below.
– Source: NCAR Paper on National Arts and Cultural Field (pdf)