Prior to the pandemic America’s nonprofit Arts industry generated $166.3 billion in activity every year, employed 5.1 million people, and provided $877 billion (4.5 % of GDP) to the U.S. economy, adding more value than transportation, agriculture, or tourism. Performing Arts organizations and independent artists added a combined total of $52.2 billion to the U.S. economy in 2017. In Nevada, this resulted in over 40,900 jobs, $8.7 billion, or 5.5 percent of Nevada's GDP.
Our diverse population relies on the economic mobility, social cohesion, and opportunity that the independent arts and culture sector provides. Work with us now on a strategy to protect the local arts and culture community and you will empower the most impactful force multiplier we have in Nevada’s economy.
there is no recovery without the arts in southern nevada.
Arts professionals are ESSENTIAL, not expendable in our region made famous for turning vision into reality.
We CAN and MUST #CreateOurRecovery.
What can you do today to make the best use of the "Impromptu Innovators" in your community, the Production Professionals and Arts Entrepreneurs, who need us to apply their skills to solve problems in effective ways?
COMING SOON: CREATE OUR RECOVERY GRANTS
Local artists in the nonprofit sector need a chance to show what they can do for the business community. Beginning Summer 2022, The Asylum P.L.A.C.E. Project will offer "fast" grants to support partnerships between local arts professionals and non-arts businesses or community organizations. Artists fees will be paid up to a fixed amount per grant service category. The business partner will receive the work product. Individual artists as well as groups, both commercial and nonprofit, may apply.
More information about the application and selection process to be announced in the coming weeks. Follow us on social media and watch this space.
Create a content package of visual or digital media, or copywrighting
Book a gig in a nontraditional venue, or business event.
Create a commissioned piece of artwork for a place of business or public center
Teach a creative skills-based workshop for a non-arts audience, or non-arts community organization