Per the City of Rockville: “The Frederick-Rockville-Gaithersburg region has come in seventh out of 40 communities ranked as the most arts-vibrant nationwide.
SMU DataArts, the National Center for Arts Research, released its 8th Arts Vibrancy Index in October, which identifies the 40 most arts-vibrant communities in the United States. The index analyzes 13 unique measures, including the level of supply, demand and government support for the arts in more than 900 communities across the country.
“In these rankings we highlight and celebrate communities big and small, located in every region, that have cultivated higher levels of arts activity per person living in the community,” the report’s executive summary states.
The Frederick-Rockville-Gaithersburg region, with an estimated population of 1,339,600, was second in government support for the arts and scored in the top 1% of measures related to contributed revenue and total compensation paid to those working in arts and culture.
Find out more about the index and the arts communities it analyzes at culturaldata.org/arts-vibrancy-2023/the-top-40-list.
Top 10 Vibrant Arts Communities in the U.S.
- San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, CA.
- New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ.
- Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV.
- Boston, MA.
- Philadelphia, PA.
- Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI.
- Frederick-Gaithersburg-Rockville, MD.
- Nashville-Davidson-Murfreesboro-Franklin, TN.
- Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA.
- New Orleans-Metairie, LA.
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AC Milan Academy is hosting a soccer camp at Maryland Soccerplex from March 1st through March 3rd for girls and boys aged 5 to 16 from any club who want to develop their soccer skills and learn the unique methodology of AC Milan directly from AC Milan coaches.
March 1st (Friday) 6pm-7:30pm
March 2nd (Saturday) 6pm-7:30pm
March 3rd (Sunday) 10:30am -12pm and 3:30pm-5pm
Location:18031 Central Park Cir, Boyds, MD 20841
Price: $349 + AC Milan Junior Camp Kit