August 14, 2014

"Report: Arts, culture have $5.6B impact in New Mexico" – Las Cruces Sun-News

A new report commissioned by the Department of Cultural Affairs shows more needs to be done to capitalize on the state's creative assets as art and culture markets go global and high-tech.  The report, released by the Bureau of Business and Economic Research at the University of New Mexico, says the state's museums, art galleries, libraries, performance spaces, festivals and farmers markets have a combined economic impact of about $5.6 billion. – 8/13/2014