New Data About the Value of Museums from AAM

Two new groundbreaking reports from the American Alliance of Museums reveal indisputable
evidence that museums contribute more to the United States economy than previously thought
and have widespread public support that transcends political affiliations and geographic

  • The first study, Museums as Economic Engines, reveals that museums support 726,000
    jobs in the United States, and directly employ 372,100 people– more than double that of
    the professional sports industry.
  • The second report, Museums & Public Opinion, examines the opinions of Americans
    concerning museums and shows 96 percent would approve of elected officials who act
    to support museums, including maintaining or increasing federal funding.

Learn more about these reports and download your free copies today.

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