Here are some resources about the economic impact of arts and culture.
The Arts in Utah
State of Utah Culture Report
Social Impact of the Arts
Americans for the Arts’ Arts + Social Impact Explorer is an online primer of research, example projects, and national support organizations related to the wide-reaching impact of the arts in 26 social sectors. The tool consolidates and highlights concrete ways in which the arts affect other sectors of society, including the economy.
Why the Arts Matter in Utah
Americans for the Arts Action Fund has this informative flyer outlining how the arts affect the economy, both nationally and in Utah.