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
We have had a successful partnership with GSU for the past two years via a Distinguished Fellowship offered specifically for a GSU MFA student. Initially, it was envisioned that this
I can think of no better way to demonstrate the value then by sharing this Facebook post that one of our Artist’s father put up after one of the performances.
The community primarily served by the Georgia Symphony Orchestra is highly diverse. This diversity is highly valued and as a result, over the past few years, the Georgia Symphony Orchestra