The arts: Vital to Georgia’s economy

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More than a quality-of-life endeavor, the arts — both commercial and nonprofit — are an enterprise with a large impact on Georgia’s economy — $62.5 million annually and 200,000 jobs.

Hear what Executive Director of the Georgia Council for the Arts Karen Paty says about the creative industries and read more about their economic impact in this month’s Georgia Trend feature “Artful Endeavors.


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