The Creative and Cultural Economy

Sorry, we couldn't find any posts. Please try a different search.

Denver Mayor Displays Art To Promote City’s Creativity

"Enhancing the cultural scene in Denver improves the quality of life for citizens. That’s one of our primary goals. As an accessory benefit, [the arts] make this city more attractive to creative workers and the companies that employ them. Galleries and music venues aren’t the only reason a company would open an office here, but they play a role.

The University of Montana • School of Fine Arts Summer Schedule

The University of Montana School of Fine Arts serves as the flagship for the arts in the State of Montana. Committed to quality education, the School offers a full complement of undergraduate and graduate degrees…

Montana Committee for the Humanities – April, 2004, E-Newsletter

Welcome to the Montana Committee for the Humanities monthly e-newsletter. Here you will find links to MCH, Montana Center for the Book, and Montana Festival of the Book news, grant guidelines and deadlines, calendar of…

The State of Being Hip – Why Michigan’s economic policies are linked to music acts.

"Because of our manufacturing base, people in Michigan have always viewed themselves as working for a company," she says. "But in the 21st century, they need to realize they have the potential to be their own company."

Arts leader is full of ideas for Butte

Arts director sees Butte as an arts and recreation hub; has plans to make it so

East meets West: Chinese artist embraces Bitterroot beauty

To this artist, whose native land is half a planet’s journey from where he now calls home, art is more than just a way of life. It is his life.

Art 101: Program teaches kids the practical side while they explore their creative sides

Welcome to the real world, and to Urban ArtWORKS, a program that pairs 14- to 21-year-old artists with professional ones to create art for the community and teach the young adults about the business side of getting creative.

Moab, UT looksfor best way to tout itself – to launch a new advertising campaign to boost tourism in redrock country.

But, she added, all Moab residents and businesses must be invited to help create a campaign so that it will enjoy support beyond the lodging industry.

"There are some people who have new energy and that’s good," King said. "But the entire community needs to be involved in determining what our brand is. There is another Moab here that wants to be marketed as ‘the quiet Moab.’ "

New Zealand exhibits showcase Montana diversity – Montana art in New Zealand

Where are the women? Ms. Jones wrote last June, wondering why Geoff Sutton would send an exhibit to Ireland comprising works by eight white men, one woman and one Native American and call it a…

Virginia City designated a ‘Preserve America’ community

The designation also opens the door for some grant opportunities, he said. The Bush Administration’s fiscal year 2005 budget contains a request for $10 million in grant funds for which communities meeting the Preserve America criteria will be eligible to apply. These matching fund grants of $50,000 to $250,000 would go on a competitive basis to projects that preserve and use important historic resources for promotion of heritage tourism and other economic revitalization projects.