Quantifying the Impact of the Arts

2023 – State of the Arts – report

2021- State of the Arts – key findings
2021 -State of the Arts- report

Economic Impact of Travel on the State – Interactive Dashboard

From Around the State

Art Can –  The big picture of arts education in Texas (2017)

Art of Economic Development in 5 Texas Cities: Amarillo, Clifton, El Paso, Rockport, Texarkana (videos)

Art of Economic Development Full Report 2010

Creative Economy Houston Studies

Economic Impact of the Creative Sector in Austin

North Texas Economic Impact Study

Texas Cultural Districts Program: Indicators for Measuring Success

Creative Industry San Antonio 2015

The Economic Impact of Arts and Culture: El Paso Texas

Economic Impact of Music in Texas 2017

State of the Arts – report 2019

Tourism Economic Impact of Cultural District Grant Funding

Community Art Plans

City of Houston: Arts & Cultural Plan

Hotel Motel Tax

Hotel Occupancy Tax Toolkit
A toolkit from Texans for the Arts Foundation for using HOT taxes to fund the arts.

Texas Hotel/Motel Occupancy Tax Code

What Cities Need to Know to Administer the Local Hotel Occupancy Tax
A paper by Scott Joslove, President of the Texas Hotel/Motel Association

State Comptroller FAQ on Hotel/Motel Taxes

State Comptroller and Hotel/Motel Taxes

Hotel Reports

Hotel/Motel Tax Exemptions

Texans for the Arts – HOT Funding

Texas Hotel and Lodging Association

National – COVID-19

Brookings Institute – Lost Art: Measuring COVID-19’s devastating impact on America’s creative economy

National – General

Americans for the Arts – Arts & Economic Prosperity IV

Americans for the Arts – Arts & Economic Prosperity IV Calculator
Free tool that lets arts organization calculate their economic impact

Americans for the Arts Creative Industries Project
Free but requires registration; Reports on creative industries nationally by Congressional and Senate District or county

Americans for the Arts Publications

Americans for the Arts National Arts Policy Roundtable Reports

Boston Children’s Hospital study on impact of musical training and cognitive capacities

Creative Economy Studies – State Profiles

Cultural Tourist Profile

Cultural Policy and the Arts National Data Archive (interactive)

Culture Track – longitudinal study of attitudes and behaviors of cultural consumers

Engaging Audiences – The Wallace Foundation

Impact of Music Lessons on the Brain
Journal of American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (vol. 53, issue 11, pp 1153-1161)

Individual Artists – National Study by NEA

Local Arts Agencies in Major US Cities – Budget History

National Arts Policy Database

National Endowment for the Arts Publications

Ready to Innovate

The Wallace Foundation Publications

Tourism Industry Profile

Urban Institute Research