Festivals and performances are a vital component of cultural identity and can support both community and economic development long after the event itself is done.

Ola Ka 'Ilima: Creative Culture and Art Spaces

Aiea, HI
Ola Ka 'Ilima: Creative Culture and Art Spaces

Dance performance
Ashfield Town Spectacle

Ashfield, MA
Ashfield Town Spectacle

Performers marching as part of an informal parade at the Ashfield Farmers Market.
Revitalizing Station North

Baltimore, MD
Revitalizing Station North

Mural, Artist Gaia
Finding Time: ColumbusPublicArt2012

Columbus, OH
Finding Time: ColumbusPublicArt2012

"Columbus never…", Artist Janet Zweig
Activating Vacancy

Dallas, TX
Activating Vacancy

Photo of street sign in neighborhood
ArtPrize

Grand Rapids, MI
ArtPrize

Sculpture installation
Astra Arts Festival

Independence, KS
Astra Arts Festival

Bell Choir performance.
Art Garden

Jackson, MS
Art Garden

Community event in museum plaza
A LOT

Long Beach, CA
A LOT

POP’D drum group presents an interactive, dynamic drum show at an A LOT event.
Art Lives Here

Mount Rainier, MD
Art Lives Here

Community arts event
Canoe Journey

Olympia, WA
Canoe Journey

Canoe Journey
Cultural Connections

Phoenix, AZ
Cultural Connections

Aerial view of project area
Creative Capital Hub Project

Providence, RI
Creative Capital Hub Project

Performance event
RAHWAY ARTsPART

Rahway, NJ
RAHWAY ARTsPART

Performance at the Latin Dance Festival
Farm/Art DTour

Reedsburg, WI
Farm/Art DTour

Cribs, Artist Brenda Baker
Parks and Arts

Roanoke, VA
Parks and Arts

Performance by Southwest Virginia Ballet and Roanoke Symphony Orchestra
Silicon Valley Inside/Out

San Jose, CA
Silicon Valley Inside/Out

Temporary Installation: Sky-Fi (2012) by Christopher Haas & Rebar
Shreveport Common

Shreveport, LA
Shreveport Common

Building opening celebration
Sitka Fest

Sitka, AK
Sitka Fest

Group of fine arts students on campus
New Hampshire Ave: This Is a Place To…

Takoma Park, MD
New Hampshire Ave: This Is a Place To…

Preliminary project workshop at a local senior center.
Dance Place

Washington, DC
Dance Place

Community event