Looking for hard data about Minnesota’s art sector?

You’ve come to the right place.

Creative Minnesota provides research about the arts to improve our understanding of its importance to our quality of life and economy.

If you are an artist or art organization, this is about you and data you can use to advocate for the arts & artists. If you are a politician or elected official, this data can show just how much economic activity is generated by art & artists in your area. If you are a member of the public, the CreativeMN report is a great way to see the impact of art in Minnesota and find out what’s in your area.

Artists give our state a competitive advantage.

REGIONAL STUDIES

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LOCAL STUDIES

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STUDIES BY TOPIC

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COUNTY & REGION DATA AT A GLANCE

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Region

Population

Total Economic impact from the arts and culture

Artists and Creative Workers

Nonprofit Arts & Culture Organizations

Nonprofit Audiences

Nonprofit arts & culture organizations

Total Audience

Average per person spending per event

Percent of non-local attendees

Artists and creative workers
Full-time
Part-time

Most common creative worker jobs
Photographers
Musicians and Singers
Writers and Authors

Density of creative workers
Per 1000 all workers

County

Total artists and
creative workers

Most common creative worker jobs
Photographers
Musicians and Singers
Writers and Authors

Density of creative workers
Per 1000 all workers

Average hourly wages for creative workers

Creative worker wage compared to overall wage