The Arts Mean Business!

“The creative sector is rooted in the cultural traditions of Buncombe County and Western North Carolina. Creative enterprises and entrepreneurs have always contributed to our area’s strong creative economy – they create jobs, generate local and state tax revenues, create products, encourage spending, and attract tourists.” (Click here to see report) —Asheville Area Arts Council

Snapshot of the Arts in Buncombe County

This regional snapshot report gives the big picture of a region’s creative landscape. It provides an overview of creative jobs, industry earnings, FDR grants, and Nonprofit revenues. (Click on graphic for full report). This regional snapshot report gives the big picture of a region’s creative landscape. It provides an overview of creative jobs, industry earnings, FDR grants, and Nonprofit revenues.(opens in a new tab)