May 25, 2022

“U.S. Patterns of Arts Participation: A Full Report from the 2017 Survey of Public Participation in the Arts”

From the National Endowment for the Arts:

This report provides detailed statistics on adults’ patterns of arts participation, based on the 2017 Survey of Public Participation in the Arts. It compares rates of arts attendance, art-making, arts consumption via media, and literary reading among various demographic subgroups.

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See Also: State‐Level Estimates of Arts Participation Patterns (2017-2018)

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