The Public Art Industry Contributes $4.4 Billion to the Global Economy

The Economic Power of Public Art, published by CODAworx, is a never-before-seen look at the size and scope of the public art industry

We know that public art is a force that revitalizes urban areas, increases property values of entire neighborhoods, attracts tourists, and spurs employment in creative businesses. Within the pages of this groundbreaking new publication, you will find data and case studies that demonstrate the economic benefits for cities and communities embracing art for the public.

• Industry data demonstrating the impact of public art

• Stories, quotes, and ideas from leading industry professionals

• Beautiful photos of successful public art collaborations

• Rankings of top artists, companies, and cities for public art

– and so much more! 

There is a limited number of this groundbreaking publication!

What’s inside:

The Economic Power of Public Art is a 200+ page publication containing charts, graphs, articles, and hundreds of stunning examples of public art from around the world.

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CODAworx is proud to publish the results of a year-long research effort, showing the important economic contributions that public art makes to communities around the world.

This 200+ page publication documents the effects of public art divided in nine different impact areas: Tourism, Urban Revitalization, Infrastructure, Sustainability + Environment, Social Equity, Wellness, Public Engagement, Cultural Identity, and Memorials and Monuments. Numerous notable public art projects are also featured.

About the research:

The Economic Power of Public Art includes data and statistics gathered from market research conducted by ThinkLab. Analytics were conducted by DataChat using the CODAworx Project Library, which is comprised of 13,381 records of registered artworks with 12 possible data points per project. This study provides a comprehensive estimates of the size of this creative industry, along with revelations about the economic impact of the public art sector.

What people are saying:

"It makes the most powerful argument for 'the economic power of public art' that I’ve ever seen in a single document, and it will have a special place in the resources that I refer to when talking to current and potential clients about the value of art."

– Stanis Smith

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