Arts & Economic Prosperity 6 (2023)
Building on its 30-year legacy as the largest and most inclusive study of its kind, Arts & Economic Prosperity 6 (AEP6) is the most comprehensive economic and social impact study of the nonprofit arts and culture industry ever conducted, taking place in 373 study regions representing all 50 states and Puerto Rico.
Arts United served as a community research partner to Americans for the Arts for the local implementation and data collection requirements for both Arts Campus Fort Wayne and the Greater Fort Wayne region. This study could not have been completed without the cooperation and participation of the following nonprofit arts and culture organizations, listed below, that provided the financial and attendance information necessary for the analysis.
Arts Campus Fort Wayne: Arts United of Greater Fort Wayne; Fort Wayne Ballet; Fort Wayne Civic Theatre; Fort Wayne Dance Collective; Fort Wayne Museum of Art; Fort Wayne Youtheatre; Foundation for Art and Music in Elementary Education
Greater Fort Wayne: all for One Productions; Allen County Courthouse Preservation Trust; Allen County Master Gardener Association; Arts United of Greater Fort Wayne; Audiences Unlimited; Bach Collegium Fort Wayne; Children’s Choir of Huntington County; Classic Arts Programs; Creative Arts Council of Wells County; Downtown Wabash; Embassy Theatre Foundation; Fire & Light Productions; Fort Wayne Ballet; Fort Wayne Children’s Choir; Fort Wayne Civic Theatre; Fort Wayne Dance Collective; Fort Wayne Museum of Art; Fort Wayne Philharmonic Orchestra; Fort Wayne Youtheatre; Fort-4-Fitness; Foundation for Art and Music in Elementary Education; Indiana Musical Theatre Foundation; Ligonier Marshmallow Festival; Mon Language Preservation Organization; North Adams Arts Council; Science Central; The Festival Choir; Unity Performing Arts Foundation; Veterans National Memorial Shrine & Museum; Wabash County Historical Museum; Wabash Valley Dance Theatre
Creative Economy (2016)
With support from the Indiana Arts Commission, Arts United of Greater Fort Wayne, Inc. commissioned the Community Research Institute at Purdue Fort Wayne (then Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne) to conduct a review of the Creative Economy for the state of Indiana.