National Arts Index Reports Download Center

2016 National Arts Index Report (released in 2016, contains data for 2013)

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2014 National Arts Index Report (released in 2014, contains data for 2012)

2013 National Arts Index Report (released in 2013, contains data for 2011)

2012 National Arts Index Report (released in 2012, contains data for 2010)

2010 National Arts Index Report (released in 2010, contains data for 2009)

2009 National Arts Index Report (released in 2009, contains data for 2008)

 

Fast Facts from the Arts Index

International cultural tourism proves recession-proof. Arts travelers are ideal tourists—they stay longer and spend more.  The U.S. Dept of Commerce reports that the percentage of int’l travelers including museum visits on their trip has grown annually since 2003 (17% to 24%), while those including concerts and theater performances have increased five of the past seven years (13% to 17% since 2003).