Community Consultancies

Consultancies have included:

  • Cultural district development
  • Art center and housing development
  • Cultural trail development
  • Community arts partnerships with other sectors
Community Project
Anderson TBD – Consultancy was awarded 9/15/17 as part of the new Open Scene Consultancy Program.
Arcadia The consultancy enabled the community to determine an Arts and Education Center was not feasible due to lack of resources and community interest, however, a strengthening of artistic community resources resulted; 2012, 60 hours.
Batesville TBD – Consultancy was awarded 9/15/17 as part of the new Open Scene Consultancy Program.
Burns Harbor TBD – Consultancy was awarded 9/15/17 as part of the new Open Scene Consultancy Program.
Decatur Developed and implemented an inclusive planning process to create an arts development and sustainability plan; 2014, 60 hours.
Evansville Solidified the Mayor’s Taskforce for Cultural Development, and established a common vision for cultural development, and developed asset and marketing for culture in Evansville; 2014, 60 hours.
Fort Wayne Developed a detailed plan for capturing public input on the cultural district plan, and developed a timeline and plan for implementing major initiatives over the following 24 months; 2012, 60 hours.
Greenfield TBD – Consultancy was awarded 9/15/17 as part of the new Open Scene Consultancy Program.
Lawrence Collaboratively created a Cultural District Development Plan; 2014, 60 hours.
Ligonier Ligonier’s consultant led a community-wide effort that identified and expanded a cultural brand for Ligonier; 2012, 60 hours.
Logansport TBD – Consultancy was awarded 9/15/17 as part of the new Open Scene Consultancy Program.
Madison Solidified the recently formed Madison Area Arts Alliance so that it will be able to sustainably advance its mission at the close of the engagement; 2014, 60 hours.
Muncie

Developed structural prototypes for how Muncie Arts and Culture can effectively work with City government to advance their mutually shared goals; 2014, 15 hours.

In a series of facilitated working meetings the consultant led an expanded the Muncie Arts and Culture Council Board of Directors in the development of a strategic plan for 2013-2015; 2012, 60 hours

TBD – Consultancy was awarded 9/15/17 as part of the new Open Scene Consultancy Program.

Nashville

Collaboratively developed a Nashville Arts and Entertainment Commission arts development plan; 2014, 15 hours.

This consultancy helped to formalize the Nashville cultural district by defining the Nashville Arts Commission, district vision, identifying boundaries and cultural/economic assets, and by developing sustainability and evaluation plans; 2012, 60 hours

TBD – Consultancy was awarded 9/15/17 as part of the new Open Scene Consultancy Program.

Noblesville Consultant led stakeholders through a series of community engagement meetings from which input was integrated into next steps for the district; 2012, 60 hours.
Plymouth TBD – Consultancy was awarded 9/15/17 as part of the new Open Scene Consultancy Program.
Rising Sun TBD – Consultancy was awarded 9/15/17 as part of the new Open Scene Consultancy Program.
Rockville TBD – Consultancy was awarded 9/15/17 as part of the new Open Scene Consultancy Program.
Rushville TBD – Consultancy was awarded 9/15/17 as part of the new Open Scene Consultancy Program.
Shelbyville Advanced the Shelby Cultural Arts Team as a body, and its planning for a center; 2014, 15 hours.
Led community through plan development for a potential combined senior center/arts facility; 2012, 60 hours.
South Bend TBD – Consultancy was awarded 9/15/17 as part of the new Open Scene Consultancy Program.
Terre Haute

Established boundaries for a cultural arts district and develop a sustainable, and achievable plan that aligns with city and regional cultural arts and economic growth goals; 2014, 60 hours.

TBD – Consultancy was awarded 9/15/17 as part of the new Open Scene Consultancy Program.

Westfield Developed a comprehensive strategy for supporting and promoting the arts within the community; 2014, 60 hours.
Zionsville

Identified, developed, and established strategies for gaining cultural district support from leadership and community; 2014, 15 hours.

The consultant developed a planning group, and guided the group to develop a comprehensive plan for forming a cultural district.  At the close of the consultancy, the group presented the plan to the Zionsville Town Council which passed a resolution to formally designate the “Zionsville Cultural District”; 2012, 60 hours.