Arts and culture sector brings $740M to the New Mexico

10 Dec 2023


For more than a century, artists have flocked to New Mexico not only to find inspiration but also to settle and become part of the community.

The arts sector continues to be a strong economic driver.

According to the Arts & Economic Prosperity 6 study, conducted by Americans for the Arts, arts and culture has a $740 million impact in the state.

Based on the AEP6 data, $740,876,358 was spent in the state by the entire nonprofit arts and culture industry in 2022. The total spending by arts and culture organizations in the state was $267,475,309, while the total spending by arts audiences was $473,401,049.

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