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Inside the Margins: A Cleveland Literature Industry Study


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Research Library

Arts Cleveland is committed to providing credible research on the arts and culture sector. Our research helps organizations understand emerging trends, best practices and challenges facing the arts and culture sector. It also informs people about the value of our community’s arts and culture assets and their impacts. Our online library is organized by the core research areas that guide our work. 

About the Sector

About the Sector

A key to supporting the arts and culture sector is to understand what makes it tick. Learn about the arts and culture sector’s internal strengths and challenges here.



The economy benefits from a strong arts and culture sector as it spurs job growth, generates tax revenue and invites tourism. See how the arts can be an economic engine by exploring this section.

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Health and Human Services

Cleveland is known for its strong health and human services sector. In addition, Cleveland has a very dynamic arts and culture scene. So, how can we bring the arts and health sectors together? Learn more here.

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Neighborhoods and Creative Placemaking

More and more communities are tapping their arts and culture assets to bring about lasting social and economic change. Learn about community development and the arts.



Who are arts and culture consumers? Learn about arts audiences by checking out this section.