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Examples & Readings

Cultural District Programs in other states:

Learn more about cultural districts from a variety of perspectives:

Americans for the Arts: National Cultural Districts Exchange

Bassity, Leah (Ed). 2008. Perspectives on cultural tax districts (PDF - 980KB). Seattle: Western States Arts Federation and the Washington State Arts Commission.

Building Arts and Cultural Districts: Downtown Success: Eight Common Themes, Virginia Commission for the Arts

Frost-Kumpf, Hillary. 1998. Cultural districts: The arts as a strategy for revitalizing our cities. Washington D.C.: Americans for the Arts. (Contact the Mass Cultural Council for access to a copy.)

Hamilton, Gaye.  2013. 2013 Cultural District Annual Report Executive Summary Louisiana Cultural Districts: Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism

Galligan, Ann M. 2008. Evolution of arts and cultural districts. Joni M. Cherbo, Ruth Ann Stewart and Margaret Jane Wyszomirski (Eds.) "Understanding the Arts and Creative Sector in the United States". New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press. pp. 129-142. Available through your local library or book store.

Hendey, Leah and D. Thomas Kingsley. 2009. Metropolitan conditions and trends: Changing contexts for a community initiative (PDF - 250KB). Washington D.C.: Urban Institute.

Jackson, Maria-Rosario, Joaquin Herranz, Jr. and Florence Kabwasa-Green. 2006. Cultural vitality in communities: Interpretation and indicators (PDF - 4.8MB). Washington D.C.: Urban Institute.

Maryland Arts and Entertainment Districts: Economic and Fiscal Impact Analysis FY 2014. Final report prepared for Maryland State Arts Council. 2014. Towson University. Dr. Daraius Irani, Executive Director, RESI of Towson University; Jessica Grimm, Research Associate, RESI of Towson University.

Nowak, Jeremy. 2007. Creativity and Neighborhood Development: Strategies for Community Investment (PDF – 2.6MB). Philadelphia: The Reinvestment Fund.

Rosenstein, Carole. 2009. Cultural development and city neighborhoods (PDF - 112 KB). Washington D.C.: Urban Institute.

Santagata, Walter. 2004. Cultural districts and economic development (PDF - 690KB). Torino: International Centre for Research on the Economic of Culture, Institutions, and Creativity, Universita di Torino.

Stern, Mark J. and Susan C. Seifert. 2007. Cultivating "natural" cultural districts (PDF - 2.9MB). Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania, Social Impact of the Arts Project and The Reinvestment Fund funded by the Rockefeller Foundation.

Stern, Mark J. and Susan C. Seifert. 2008. From creative economy to creative society (PDF - 2.7MB). Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania, Social Impact of the Arts Project and The Reinvestment Fund funded by the Rockefeller Foundation.

Stern, Mark J., Susan C. Seifert, and Domenic Vitiello. 2008. Migrants, communities and culture (PDF - 2.9MB). Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania, Social Impact of the Arts Project and The Reinvestment Fund funded by the Rockefeller Foundation.

Stubbs, Ryan. 2012 State Cultural Districts PDF State Policy Brief: Tools for Arts Decision Making. Washington D.C.: National Assembly of State Art Agencies

 
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