Pointe Shoes and Pierogies: Impact of the Arts in Allegheny County

Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 8:30am to 10:00am

Location

August Wilson Center for African-American Culture
980 Liberty Ave.
15222 Pittsburgh, PA
United States
40° 26' 35.8512" N, 79° 59' 44.0556" W

How do the Arts Impact Allegheny County?

Annually in Allegheny County, the arts generate 32,211 full-time jobs and $641 million in household income - the equivalent of 679,963,907 pierogies! Please join Greater Pittsburgh Arts Council for the release of GPAC's latest Arts and Economic Prosperity report, Pointe Shoes to Pierogies: Impacts of the Arts in Allegheny County. Learn how Pittsburgh stacks up across the nation and what this research study reveals about jobs, household income, taxes, and cultural benefits for our region. Hear how you can calculate the impacts your own organization makes and how to communicate your results to key decision makers.

Thursday, October 12, 2017
August Wilson Center for African American Culture
980 Liberty Avenue, Pittsburgh
8:30 coffee and networking, 9 - 10am, program
RSVP, here.

Presenters include: Janis Burley Wilson, August Wilson Center for African American Culture; Pressley Gillespie, Neighborhood Allies; Aaron Martin, Contemporary Craft.