San Francisco’s arts and culture sector supports four times more jobs and brings in three times more city revenue than cities of comparable size.
Arts and culture-inspired tourism generates about $1.7 billion in local visitor spending.
The arts and culture sector supports 19,744 full-time equivalent jobs in San Francisco and $508.9 million in household income to local residents.
These organizations offer high quality educational programming, serving almost 700,000 young people every year.
Performing Arts Workshop is co-hosting the 2012 SF Arts Town Hall. The Town Hall offers SF residents the chance to question current and potential Supervisors on their understanding and support of the arts in San Francisco. Register today to participate in the conversation!
What: San Francisco Arts Town Hall 2012
Who: A discussion on the arts with candidates for San Francisco Supervisor, moderated by Belva Davis and featuring musical and spoken word performances
When: Monday, August 20th at 6 pm
Where: Lam Research Theater (formerly Novellus Theater ), Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, 700 Howard Street
San Francisco Arts Town Hall is an opportunity for the arts community to inform candidates for office in San Francisco about the impact that the arts has on our local culture, schools, economy and much more. It also provides a chance for candidates to show a wide range of arts community members that they value the contributions made by the arts community.
Started in 2010 as San Francisco Arts Forum, San Francisco Arts Town Hall 2012 is the 3rd year of this event.