• Employment by Establishments


    Arts / Cultural Establishments

    The number of jobs in arts and cultural establishments in the Pittsburgh Metropolitan Statistical Area increased by 78 from 4,413 in 2013 to 4,491 in 2014. That total was slightly below the benchmark average of 5,036. Cultural establishments include a broad array of organizations beyond more narrowly defined “arts” groups, including zoos and nature parks. The total... More


  • Number of Establishments


    Arts / Cultural Establishments

    The number of arts and cultural establishments in the Pittsburgh Metropolitan Statistical Area increased by 4 from 319 in 2013 to 323 in 2014. That total was below the benchmark average of 487. Cultural establishments include a broad array of organizations beyond more narrowly defined “arts” groups, including zoos and nature parks. The total count in... More


  • Number of Establishments per 100K


    Arts / Cultural Establishments

    The number of arts and cultural establishments per 100,000 residents in the Pittsburgh Metropolitan Statistical Area increased from 13.53 in 2013 to 13.7 in 2014. The 2014 total was slightly below the benchmark average of 16.84. Cultural establishments include a broad array of organizations beyond more narrowly defined “arts” groups, including zoos and nature parks. The total... More


  • Employment by Establishments per 100K


    Arts / Cultural Establishments

    The number of jobs per 100,000 residents in arts and cultural establishments in the Pittsburgh Metropolitan Statistical Area increased from 186.9 in 2013 to 190.5 in 2014. The 2014 total was above the benchmark average of 169. Cultural establishments include a broad array of organizations beyond more narrowly defined “arts” groups, including zoos and nature parks. The total count... More


  • Arts Revenue per Capita


    Arts / Cultural Establishments

    Another view of arts vitality can be found below in arts revenue per capita, which includes total revenue for regional arts groups from all sources, including the government, donations and ticket sales. This category could be said to measure the overall financial strength of the region’s arts scene, and the 2012 numbers show Pittsburgh coming... More


  • Private Giving to the Arts per Capita


    Arts / Cultural Establishments

    A key measure of arts vitality is charitable giving to the arts. According to The National Center for Charitable Statistics at the Urban Institute, the Pittsburgh MSA ranks below the benchmark average when it comes to contributions from private giving and government grants to arts, cultural and humanities organizations. The giving figures show Pittsburgh at... More


  • Grants to the Arts per Capita


    Arts / Cultural Establishments

    If we add another layer of data onto the arts-giving picture, we can see how foundation giving to the arts compares with all other private giving. Below is the most recent data from The Foundation Center on foundation grants to arts groups for 2011. The data are based on a sampling of large foundations and... More