What is a regional cultural plan?
A regional cultural plan…
• Identifies the cultural needs of the five counties. Where is arts education unavailable? What neighborhoods could benefit from arts revitalization?
• Evaluates existing resources. What do we already have in the community that could be used to meet these needs?
• Creates a plan for change. The final step is adoption of the plan by the participating counties.
How does this benefit you?
A regional cultural plan means…
• We are all working together. Whether you live in Liberty or Lee’s Summit, Olathe or Kansas City, Kansas – a regional cultural plan means that community leaders will be working towards common goals.
• A collaborative, focused effort to improve arts education, arts collaboration, communications, and arts economic development.
The Kansas City metropolitan region has a growing reputation as a thriving hub for arts and culture in the Midwest, with $1.57 billion dollars of public and private investment in new arts, cultural, and entertainment infrastructure in the last decade. Driven by this ambitious vision of the future, community leaders across a number of sectors have expressed a desire to explore how the area’s remarkable mix of arts and cultural assets can help them achieve goals such as a higher quality of life, more successful economic development efforts, and increased access to arts and culture for all local residents.
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Read cultural plans from other communities:
Albuquerque Cultural Plan – 2001
Johnson County, KS Suburban Arts Business Plan – 2004
Lee’s Summit Cultural Arts Plan – 2007
Lee’s Summit Arts Council Annual Workplan – 2010
San Jose’s New Public Art Master Plan – 2007
Vancouver Culture Plan – 2008
York County Cultural Plan – 2009