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Creative Economy

Find resources related to the creative economy and information about how states measure and contribute to policies supporting economic development.

Creative Economy Resources

NASAA maintains an ongoing commitment to providing practical tools, timely information and strategic technical assistance to cultural leaders at the state level. These featured resources can help state arts agencies make informed policy decisions when measuring and communicating about creative economies in their states.

Cultural Districts

State arts agencies increasingly are taking a leadership role in establishing policies to cultivate place based economic development and community revitalization through arts and culture.

Cultural districts offer one mechanism to attain these goals by unifying multiple businesses, organizations and the community in areas with potentially significant cultural resources.

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