is Director of Research and Analysis for the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA). He will review the latest U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis Arts & Culture Satellite Account data
as it relates to Florida's arts and culture industry.
He will review how to best access and use the data linked below and highlight points useful to Florida arts and culture advocates:
After Washington, Florida is one of five states with the fastest growth in arts and cultural employment: gr in arts and
Arts and cultural economic activity nationwide grew an inflation-adjusted 1.9 percent in 2014, according to new statistics released by the Bureau of Economic Analysis. That compares with a 2.4 percent increase in real value added from all arts and culture industries for 2013 (table 1). Arts and cultural economic activity accounted for 4.2 percent of gross domestic product (GDP), or $729.6 billion, in 2014 (table 2).
For the first time, the Arts and Cultural Production Satellite Account includes state-level estimates of employment and compensation.
RESOURCES ON U.S. BUREAU OF ECONOMIC ANALYSIS
ARTS & CULTURAL
PRODUCTION SATELLITE ACCOUNT:
1.a. Florida data (click on Florida to access) from National Assembly of State Arts Agencies' Website
takes you to an interactive state map that illustrates the number of workers employed by arts and cultural industries;
it also shows the compensation (earnings and benefits) paid to these workers. To permit comparisons,
the graphic relates arts and cultural employment as a share of the total workforce in each state.
This state-wide concentration of arts and cultural workers is indexed to a national rate (1.0).
Florida Division of Cultural Affairs Director, and Curtis Young, arts consultant with the DCA, will share the latest statewide arts economic impact numbers as reflected in the Florida Arts & Economic Prosperity V Study released by Americans for the Arts (AFTA) this week. It's been ten years since
Florida's statewide arts economic impact study has been updated.
of Division of Cultural Affairs (DCA) 2017-2018 Grants Organized
by Organizations and Counties
3.a.List of All 2017-2018 DCA Qualified, Funded, Partially Funded, and
Not Funded Grant Amounts Organized by Applicants and Counties
3.b. Quick Look at Final
Analysis of 2017-2018 DCA Grants by Counties
3.c. We'll launch our annual thank you campaign in a couple of weeks after we compile some talking points from this latest data for you and other arts and culture advocates to use in your thank you letters to legislators. We want to use this statewide thank you campaign as an opportunity to not only thank our Florida legislators for their support of DCA grants, but share some of these key updated facts about our industry with them.
President Trump's Proposed FY 2018 Federal BudgetRecommends Eliminating the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) and Other Federal Cultural Agencies
2. Members of Congress are back in their districts until April 25. Now is
a good time to reach out to them to thank them if they are members
of the Congressional Arts Caucus or STEAM Caucus in the U.S.
House and if they signed the "Dear Colleague" Letter of support for the
here to check status and access their websites.
If your U.S. Member of Congress is not a member of the U.S.
Congressional Arts OR STEAM Caucus AND Florida's U.S. Senate
members are not members of the Senate Cultural Caucus, please
quickly send them an email to request they join:
Form to join the U.S. House Congressional Arts Caucus
Other Issues and Opportunities You Should Know About:
5.a. Quick ESSA UPDATE:
Florida Department of Education
(FLDOE) will release its DRAFT of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) Accountability Plan this summer for one more round of public input. If you remember, we encouraged you last summer to take action when the FLDOE first requested public input.
It's important you learn about and engage in the work going on right now with the
Florida Constitution Revision Commission.
Go to Partnerships for Revising Florida's Constitution helpful website to learn more and to engage in this important and limited opportunity to make positive changes in Florida's constitution.