Arts and Culture Taskforce Presents Recommendations to City of Charlottetown

The Arts and Culture Taskforce presented 29 recommendations to the City of Charlottetown on January 15 as part of a new arts and culture strategy for the Capital City.

The recommendations include: identifying potential sources of new revenue for arts and cultural activity; establishing a Cultural Affairs Officer position and a permanent advisory council; creating an annual City arts and culture awards program and an Artist-In-Residence or Open Studio program; designing ways to increase the business community’s support of and investment in the arts; promoting and commissioning more work by PEI artists; further embedding arts and culture in the City’s promotional tools and resources; creating ways for artists to use empty buildings, offices and outdoor spaces for rehearsal, performances or artistic creation; and expanding the Heritage Incentive Program.

The full list of recommendations can be found online at: www.charlottetown.ca  by clicking on the Arts and Culture Taskforce Report button. The report is also available at www.culturepei.ca.