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Economic Impacts

Art plays a vital role in Albuquerque's economy.

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Neighborhood Walking Tours

The Urban Enhancement Trust Fund helped fund the popular Albuquerque Neighborhood Walking Tour Guides in 2006 and 2008.

These popular guides include maps, a tour of seven of Albuquerque's neighborhoods including the North Valley, Duranes, West Park, Raynolds, Nob Hill, and Pat Hurley neighborhoods.

Albuquerque 2012: The State of the Creative Economy

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"The impact of Arts and Cultural industries in Albuquerque is nearly $1.2 billion. This sector employs almost 20,000 people and pays wages totaling $413 million."

-from "The Economic Importance of the Arts & Cultural Industries in Albuquerque and Bernalillo County", UNM BBER

How does UETF support the Economy?

Since 1983, The Urban Enhancement Trust Fund has awarded over $12 million to contribute to this vital part of our economy.

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Contact Information

Matthew Carter

Project Coordinator

Public Art

(505) 768-3804