Creative ideas can emerge from collaborations with culture organizations and artists, bringing arts and cultural organizations into an advisory role and providing a space for residents to articulate their own ideas and visions.
Events and activities provide a draw and bring positive attention to an area. And they can also be a forum for gathering new ideas and public involvement.
Local nonprofits can use arts-based tools to bring attention to and build momentum for desired plans, projects and development efforts.
Local units of government can tap local nonprofits or area organizations to identify and showcase support for projects or related community improvements.
A cultural district is a labeled area of a city in which a high concentration of cultural facilities and programs serve as the main anchor of attraction and are marketed together.