Art: The Billion Dollar Industry

 Ashlee Thomas
CEO of Miami Urban Contemporary Experience
“I bought some artwork for one million. Two years later, that sh… worth two million!” – Jay-Z.

In terms of dollars, nonprofit arts and culture organizations and their audiences produced more than $1 billion in direct spending according to the Arts & Economic Prosperity study by Americans for the Arts.  Learn from Ashlee Thomas, Executive Director of Miami Urban Contemporary Experience how to get involved in the arts and culture economy in a big way whether consumer or producer.