Professional Development

Arts Advocacy Toolkit

The Creativity Counts advocacy toolkit has been developed by the Alliance for Arts and Culture in collaboration with a number of BC arts groups.

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Cultural Mapping Toolkit

The Cultural Mapping Toolkit was developed by the Creative City Network of Canada with support from 2010 Legacies Now.  

A cultural map is an inventory and analysis of a community's cultural resources and corresponding patterns of usage by the public. Mapping helps communities take stock of the existing cultural environment: their strengths, challenges, aspirations and gaps. A cultural mapping project achieves the following.

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Cultural Planning Toolkit

The Cultural Planning Toolkit was developed by the Creative City Network of Canada with support from 2010 Legacies Now.

Cultural Planning is a process of community engagement through consultations and decision making that helps local government use information about cultural resources to develop and improve community programs and services.  Cultural Planning supports municipal councils and other local governing bodies, staff and community partners in their efforts to develop and implement their cultural objectives.

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Curatorial Toolkit: A Practical Guide for Curators

The Curatorial Toolkit was developed with support from 2010 Legacies Now.

This toolkit outlines the complex business of organizing exhibitions and related activities. Recommended practices provide curators with a suggested framework from which they may create their own working process.

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Public Art Toolkit

The Public Art Toolkit was developed by the Creative City Network of Canada with support from 2010 Legacies Now. 

The Public Art Toolkit is intended as a guide when planning a public art program or evaluating an existing one, and contains resources for the management of public art projects.

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Community Celebrations Toolkit

The Community Celebrations Toolkit was developed by Public Dreams Society with support from 2010 Legacies Now.

This toolkit is a practical guide to creating and producing community celebrations and special events.

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