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Arts & Economic Prosperity 5 

We are thrilled to announce that the City of Reno Arts & Culture Commission has joined the 2016 national research study, Arts & Economic Prosperity 5 (AEP5). Your participation is crucial to the success of this initiative, which will quantify the economic impact of Reno’s arts and cultural industry — an outcome that will benefit us all.


The 2016 AEP5 survey is the fifth national study conducted by Americans for the Arts in the past 20 years. Since 1994, this study data has been used consistently by members of the Congressional Arts Caucus, and advocates on the state and local levels, in support of funding for the arts, humanities and arts education.

The AEP5 study results will be presented in the summer of 2017, and will include: the total dollars spent by nonprofit arts and culture organizations; the total dollars spent by audiences as a direct result of their attendance at arts and culture events; the number of full-time equivalent jobs supported by arts spending; the amount of resident, household income - including salaries and wages - generated by arts spending; and the amount of local and state government tax revenues generated by arts spending.




Audience Surveys—A unique aspect of AEP5 is the “Audience-Intercept Survey," which are surveys collected by organizations from attendees at their events. Available in a paper and online format, the survey is completely anonymous and takes three minutes to complete. There will be many benefits to your organization for the facilitation of this survey - not only will the survey help the City-wide initiative of learning the economic impact of the arts to our economy but you will learn more about your audience members so you can market to them more effectively. 

Survey forms are downloadable below, or we can give you paper copies. Please contact directly at 775.326.6697 or so we can walk you through the process.  


Links to the PDF surveybatch cover sheet and instructions here

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The City of Reno is a leader in arts and culture. The community has a rich variety of special events, historic buildings, performing arts and galleries. A strong public art program helps sustain and encourage downtown economic development. Cultural diversity and history are embraced and interwoven within the fabric of our city. Discover why we are Artown year round.



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