Here's a great article from Georgia Trend magazine that everyone should read on the relationship between the Georgia's economy and it's arts community.
The Arts Connection
What’s good for Georgia’s arts is good for the state’s economy.
Communities are using the arts to help spur economic development, and citizens have a growing menu of arts options. Full article is available here.
Also, here's an external sample of the people, organizations, institutions and venues that make up the state’s arts community, compiled by Georgia Trend’s editorial staff.
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