Wiley Middleton
Creative Industries Impact

Creative Research

National Arts research shows that the arts and creative industries are positive social, cultural, and economic drivers for communities. Various regional and national studies help us better understand our creative industry.

Local and Regional

CCI 2008 Study

CCI 2014

CBCA Metro area arts impact study


Artplace America

National Governors Association – Rural Prosperity through the Arts & Creative Sector 



Americans for the Arts

National Center for Arts Research

Arts Education

2014 – A Comprehensive Survey of Arts Education in Colorado Schools

Summary of Report

Full Report


2008 – The Arts, Creative Learning & Student Achievement

Summary of Report

Full Report


Arts Education in Colorado: Guidebook & Resources

Full Report