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Americans for the Arts: Grass Roots Growth of Creative Cultures

Interest in having public art in communities has continued to grow throughout the country, specifically in rural areas. As growth continues, it is important for communities to have a basic understanding of planning for public art. As rural areas have their own unique needs, it is important to dive into these aspects as they relate to public art in rural communities. This essay was written as a means to provide an outlook of the current understandings of what make planning and implementing public art in rural areas unique.


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Geography:United States
Resource Type:information source
Subtopic:arts & culture, planning, Issues & Opportunities, Land Use Planning & Housing,
Tags:public art, planning, rural communities, arts, arts and culture
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Link:webpage

Laramie Mural Project

The Laramie Mural Project utilizes local artists to create one-of-a-kind large-scale murals in the heart of downtown that reflect Laramie's cultural assets. Further the Laramie project provides information for other communities new to the mural process, providing sample budgets, commission contracts, sample liability waivers, and sample license agreements.


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Geography:Idaho, Montana, Wyoming
Resource Type:information source, resource guide
Subtopic:arts & culture, Issues & Opportunities,
Tags:public art, arts and culture, information
Telephone:307-760-3355
Link:webpage

The National Association of Counties

This site includes multiple resources including help finding grants, podcasts, webinars, reports and publications, educational resources, and county data.


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Geography:United States
Resource Type:data source, information source, resource guide, organization, educational resource
Subtopic:local government, arts & culture, community & capacity development, economic development, funding & financing, health & health care, planning, Local Government & Services, Issues & Opportunities, Community Building, Business & Economy, Recreation & Health, Land Use Planning & Housing,
Tags:local government, housing, education, infrastructure, agriculture, art, arts and culture, transportation, community development, economic development, data & analysis, financing, health care, planning
Telephone:202-393-6226
Link:webpage

National Endowment for the Arts: Creative Placemaking

This white paper summarizes the question: 'What is creative placemaking?' It reviews the purpose, goals, resources needed, potential partners and challenges of creative placemaking. Also included are several case studies from communities around the U.S.


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Geography:United States
Resource Type:information source
Subtopic:arts & culture, community & capacity development, development & smart growth, redevelopment & revitalization, place making & destination development, collaboration & community engagement, Issues & Opportunities, Community Building, Land Use Planning & Housing,
Tags:creative placemaking, creative place making, arts and culture, community development, community engagement, community design, redevelopment, community revitalization
Telephone:202-682-5400
Link:webpage

National Endowment for the Arts: How to Do Creative Placemaking

This free-to-download book features 28 essays from thought leaders active in arts-based community development as well as 13 case studies of projects funded through the NEA's creative placemaking program, Our Town.


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Geography:United States
Resource Type:information source
Subtopic:arts & culture, community & capacity development, development & smart growth, redevelopment & revitalization, place making & destination development, collaboration & community engagement, Issues & Opportunities, Community Building, Land Use Planning & Housing,
Tags:creative placemaking, creative place making, arts and culture, community development, community engagement, community design, redevelopment, community revitalization
Telephone:202-682-5400
Link:webpage

Urban Institute: Culture and Commerce: Traditional Arts in Economic Development

This report shows how artists and agencies have partnered with one another to further the economic development of the areas in which they live and work. It points out where their assets complement one another, as well as where their liabilities pose special challenges.


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Geography:United States
Resource Type:information source
Subtopic:economy, economic development, assessment & evaluation, libraries & museums, arts & culture, Business & Economy, Data Collection & Analysis, Local Government & Services, Issues & Opportunities,
Tags:art, arts and culture, economic development
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Link:webpage