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Cultural Services

Serving as the City’s hub for supporting arts, culture, and creative life, Cultural Services develops and implements long-range culture- and arts-related policy based on cultural tracking indicators and trends and findings from community engagement.

Providing sector-wide grants and awards; capacity support; promotion, commissioning and maintenance of public art; and dedicated programs supporting the development, maintenance and access of cultural spaces through the Grants and Awards, Cultural Spaces, and Public Art divisions.

Top accomplishments in 2020

Culture Plan 2008-2018

Read about our last culture plan, including our strategic themes, directions, and background. 

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