Recently, the American Alliance of Museums released a new study, Museums as Economic Engines.
It provides the hard data that, beyond the obvious cultural impact, museums are also absolutely essential to the national economy.
- generate GDP
- create jobs
- contribute taxes
We have always known that museums are f***ing awesome and now, thanks to AAM, we have the facts and stats to back it up!
We’ve made a quick infographic highlighting the key points from AAM’s Museums as Economic Engines: A National Study.
You can read the full report about the amazing effect museums have in their communities and on our economy.
Thanks, AAM + Oxford Economics, for the data about how awesome museums are!