Increasingly, focus is turning to planning for and sustaining cultural advantage to provide residents with the diverse experience, economic stability and quality of life that they deserve.
Cultural plans map out a regionís cultural future. Hereís how it is generally done:
- Research existing resources and emerging needs
- Gather community input
- Establish cultural priorities and a vision for how the plan
will affect the region
- Develop an action plan
The action plan includes universal needs, like funding and leadership, and detailed programs and tactics that address specific needs, like arts education in public schools or incubators for students and artists.