NW MI Arts & Culture Network
Creative Economy 1/19 Hearing Recording Available
The U.S. House of Representatives’ Committee on Small Business held a 1/19/2022 hearing specifically on the creative economy. Representing nearly 5.2 million workers, the arts sector is a major component of the economy. Unfortunately, it has been exceptionally hard hit by COVID-19 and recovery has been slower than many others. This hearing will provide recommendations for investments in key infrastructure and provide a roadmap for bringing arts, culture, and creativity into the center of long-term recovery. Members heard from experts alongside creative entrepreneurs to demonstrate the power of the creative economy and its importance to a robust recovery. A recording of this 2-hour hearing is available on YouTube – LINK HERE.