Percent for Art Examples

Percent for Art Programs OVERVIEW What are the indicators of a successful percent-for-art program? How do you move from an ordinance or policy document to a robust program? And how do communities of different sizes design and implement percent-for-art policies

Creative Economy

Creative Economy OVERVIEW An important area of planning and policymaking is nurturing the economic development of the sector. This work includes ensuring the economic strength and sustainability of small, mid-sized, and large arts organizations and small individual artists/producers. It also

Cultural Districts

What is a Cultural District? OVERVIEW Cultural districts are special areas designated or certified by state governments that aim to foster a thriving arts and cultural sector. They are geographically designated portions of a jurisdiction that typically encompass a city

Cultural Facilities

What are Cultural Facilities? OVERVIEW A cultural facility is a space that is “open to the public that provides cultural services and facilities including, but not limited to, museums, cultural centers, historical societies, and libraries operated by a public, private,

Public Art

Public Art OVERVIEW Public art is any type of art intended for public spaces or the public realm. It is typically created by artists who “endeavor to generate dialogue with the community, at times about the issues central to their

Percent for Art

What is Percent-for-Art? OVERVIEW Percent-for-art programs allocate a small portion of capital construction or renovation budgets (usually one percent) for the purchase, commissioning, and installation of artworks. Percent for art programs are one effective way for states and territories to

Cultural Planning

Cultural Planning OVERVIEW Cultural planning is a place-based planning process that generates a vision and action plan for strengthening and growing arts and culture assets. Cultural plans may include goals and strategies that address topics including: social cohesion; community engagement;