Social Impact Study


The Utah Division of Arts & Museums is partnering with Thanksgivng Point to conduct a statewide Social Impact Study among 8 cultural organizations in Utah.

The purpose of a social impact study is to determine what impact a cultural organization has on the communities they serve. The goal is to measure how attending a cultural organization can improve family/personal well-being, health, knowledge and understanding of others and your community.Social Impact is a broad term used to describe a significant positive change that addresses a pressing social challenge.

The 8 institutions that are participating in the study include:
Utah Museum of Fine Arts
Springville Museum of Art
Clark Planetarium
Brigham City Museum of Art & History
Tracy Aviary
Monte L. Bean Life Science Museum
Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art
Red Butte Garden

If you are interested in participating in the study and live near one of the participating institutions, please fill out the application below to answer a few questions related to the study.

Apply to be a part of the Social Impact Study


Emily Johnson
Museum Services

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Marketing & Communications