Two indicators show the vigor of philanthropy in the region. Scarborough data provide insight into private contributions, and a second indicator evaluates the success of local arts organizations in obtaining state grants

 

Fast Facts from the Arts Index

Audiences are growing!

In 2010, 32 percent of the adult population attended a performing arts event (up from 28 percent in 2009); 13 percent visited an art museum (up slightly from 12 percent). These are the first increases since 2003.