$447.6 million
Spent on the arts—by both audiences and organizations—in Seattle, according to a recent study commissioned by the City 

Number of full-time equivalent jobs in the city directly related to the arts 

$38.2 million
Amount generated in city and state revenue 

4 million
Number of event tickets purchased annually by King County residents  

Average spent per attendee on meals before or after an event

Average spent per attendee on snacks during events 

This article appeared in the October 2012 issue of Seattle Met Magazine.

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