Infographic: How America Engages with the Arts

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In partnership with the United States Census Bureau, the National Endowment for the Arts asked American adults about the myriad roles art plays in their lives. "One of the most important things we can do as the National Endowment for the Arts is to understand how our nation engages with the arts," says NEA Senior Deputy Chairman Joan Shigekawa. Large segments of the population reported taking part in at least one kind of arts activity; see above to learn about how Americans enjoy and share arts.