Utah Cultural Alliance amplifies the public presence of culture and communicates its positive impact on community prosperity. We annually collect data and measure economic impact of Utah's arts and humanities. See below for our annual State of Utah Culture reports that detail economic impact of culture.

2020 TOP STATS

  1. Creative industries employ 155,551 Utahns and contribute $7.2 billion (4.3%) to Utah's economy.
  2. UT is #1 in the country for art creation in the nation.
  3. There are over 350 museums in Utah
  4. There are more libraries than McDonalds restaurants in Utah.
  5. UT businesses cite a vibrant arts & entertainment scene as the #1 reason for choosing a business location
  6. The industry lost $76 million due to COVID-19 in 2020

UCA'S STATE OF UTAH CULTURE REPORTS