Georgia communities are successfully using the arts as a part of their local economic development efforts. The creative industries in Georgia represent a combined $37 billion in revenue, including 200,000 employees earning $12.1 billion in wages. Georgia’s creative economy not only contributes to the state’s bottom line, but also draws millions of tourists each year, adds significantly to the quality of life and vitality of every community, and represents the bulk of Georgia’s rich cultural identity. Our thriving creative economy contributes to Georgia being not only an ideal place to do business, but also an incredible place to live and explore.
Community Impact Stories
Augusta is a better place to live, work, and raise a family thanks to its thriving, growing arts community. None of the things cited above would be possible without the
Notes from a Horizon Theatre Artist in Residence: “On this particular residency, I had a male student come up to me. Here’s our conversation: HIM: What are we doing?
The grant funding made it possible for the Veterans and AVITA groups to have all the supplies and tools necessary for all planned activities and made it possible to fund