A Vibrant Transformation: Cities and States Take Creative Placemaking to New Heights

NEA Arts Magazine, Number 3, 2012



Creative Placemaking

This article identifies creative placemaking as a strategy to activate communities. It discusses placemaking initiatives on different scales, including festivals in San Jose and large-scale public art projects in Connecticut. Additionally, it explores the role of partners and funding mechanisms, including the Our Town initiative and ArtPlace, two sources of funding that support creative placemaking initiatives.