What is Photovoice? OVERVIEW  Photovoice is a community-based and participatory qualitative research method that is frequently used as a community needs assessment. Photovoice employs collaboration for the purpose of enhancing positive social action and driving social change.   To utilize Photovoice, research participants capture images that bring to

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

Case Study: 4Culture

Case Study: 4Culture

Overview: 4Culture is the cultural funding agency for King County, Washington. Using public resources, they implement projects in four core program areas: arts, heritage, historic preservation, and public art. Context: 4Culture is a municipal corporation that was chartered by King

Cultural Districts

This Page is Under Construction Come back soon! Learn More Arts and Culture Planning: A Toolkit for Communities The Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning produced this Arts and Culture Planning Toolkit to help municipalities incorporate arts and culture into their