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Posted on June 11, 2006
Arts and Culture
Arts, Ideas, and Economic Progress in Greater Phoenix
According to the
Maricopa Partnership for Arts and Culture
, the Greater Phoenix area falls short of the national average in more than 75 percent of all creative occupations — including those related to fostering new ideas in science, engineering, and business. In
Creative Connections: Arts, Ideas, and Economic Progress in Greater Phoenix
, MPAC urges closing this "creativity gap" and argues that the benefits of such action — a stronger local economy and a more vibrant region — far outweigh the costs.
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