Category Archives: Creative Placemaking

‚ÄúThis is what our community feels like, looks like, tastes like, smells like, sounds like‚ÄĚ: Reflections on Working with Artist Facilitators

Community is a block party where everyone is invited. Bring your best dance moves, your favorite food.

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A Cultural Planning Manifesto

I‚Äôve lived and breathed cultural plans for so long, it feels as though I‚Äôve looked at the work from every angle. I‚Äôve read many. I‚Äôve talked to a lot of people in different places that have developed them. I‚Äôve taught … Continue reading

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Journeys in Creative Placemaking/keeping/taking

In 2009/2010, I caught an incredible break. I had recently decided to hang out my shingle as an arts and urban planning consultant. A former choreographer/arts administrator, I was just 29 years old, had a newly minted masters of urban … Continue reading

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