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Art & Development

The Art in Public Places program is funded through an ordinance that collects 1 percent on development and redevelopment projects. Seventy percent of the 1 percent is to create and build Public Art into the development and redevelopment projects. The remaining thirty percent funds  programs. 

Public Arts Programs benefits include:

  • Employers and Businesses
  • Brands the City
  • Creates Cultural Tourism
  • Supports the Local Economy

Arts and Culture Mean Business.

  • The arts and culture industry has an annual impact of $3 billion in the state of Florida. 
  • The arts and culture industry has an economic impact of $345.3 million in Palm Beach County.
  • State dollars utilized on arts and culture programs have a return on investment of $5 for every $1 spent.
  • Local governments in Palm Beach County generated $15,787,000 from arts and culture in 2017. 

*American for the Arts, Arts & Economic Prosperity 5