Arts District

Creative Arts District

It is the mission of The Creativity Collective to shine a light on pre-existing arts districts. Promotion opens up dialogue on the benefits of developing downtowns and neighborhoods that offer artistic programming into arts districts.

TARGETED ART ENTITIES

Arts districts include venues, resources, exhibits, arts education, non-profit organizations, projects, attractions and associate businesses.

Creativity Collective's map of The Klamath Falls, Oregon Arts District

Arts District

Click on map to enlarge. Designed by Mike Stier.


THE BENEFIT OF A CULTURAL/CREATIVE ART DISTRICT

  • Spotlight the vibrant arts community that exists in downtown areas
  • Promote tourism by presenting downtown as an arts destination
  • Encourage usage of second-floor commercial property as apartments and lofts
  • Encourage usage of commercial warehouses as apartments and lofts
  • Retain and attract creative professionals to these areas
  • Stimulate youth and vitality by attaching the “art district” concept to these areas
  • Increase traffic and customers to existing businesses
  • Nurture local arts and cultural awareness
  • Incubate diversification of the economy with new businesses
  • Increase arts-based entertainment for the general population
  • Promote the arts that are hindered by low advertising budgets