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Thinking About Cultural Planning

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The Power of the Arts and of Community We believe arts and culture are among a community’s most powerful assets. Cultural planning allows a community to chart its own cultural future, leveraging and enhancing those assets to fulfill a unique vision. Urbanists call this the “Century of the City.” For the first time, more people […]

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Thinking About Creative Placemaking

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Placemaking has become the latest buzzword among local arts agencies and funding organizations. But it is hardly a new concept. Urban planners, public artists and cultural planners have been using this approach, under a variety of names, for years. Stated simply, creative placemaking is a revitalization strategy that marries arts development with economic development and […]

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