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Americans for the Arts reports Troubling Picture for Arts Organizations

The Berkshire Toy Museum is a local museum in Pittsfield, Berkshire County, Massachusetts. The Berkshire Museum has a traveling exhibit called Kids Stuff.

Washington, DC – While the number of arts organizations increased
rapidly over a recent 10-year span, the percentage of people attending arts
events declined, a new national survey by the nonprofit group Americans for the Arts reported January 20th.
issue of supply and demand in the arts world is a troubling one, said the
authors of the National Arts Index, because many groups have financial troubles
and people of all ages are discovering new ways to experience the arts,
including the Internet.