Guide for Business Districts to Work with Local Artists


By: International Downtown Association, Springboard for the Arts

Creative Placemaking

This guide provides resources for engaging with artists during creative placemaking projects. It includes a variety of tools that can be modified to support partnerships, including best practices to encourage long-term partnerships, identifying goals and collaborators, and project management considerations. Although this guide is aimed towards business district leaders, the recommendations and tools included in this guide can be used broadly by creative placemakers.