Brookings: R.I.’s arts sector lost over 10K jobs, $436M in sales from April to July

PROVIDENCE – Arts and culture industries took a blow when the coronavirus pandemic hit America’s shores. In Rhode Island, home to the Creative Capital and where the arts sector contributes more than $2 billion each year to the state’s economy, COVID-19 had a devastating impact, according to a newly published report by The Brookings Institution. From…

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