Is Seattle The Nation’s Best Arts Town?

“According to a new study by Americans for the Arts titled ‘The Creative Industries,’ the Seattle-Tacoma area has more arts-related businesses, institutions and organizations per capita than any area of the country… The study is the first to measure not just non-profit arts groups, but also for-profit arts businesses… Eleven metropolitan areas have more than 10,000 arts-related businesses. The New York area leads the list with 54,894. Next is Los Angeles, with 48,862, followed by San Francisco (21,232) and Washington, D.C. (16,360.)”