Are you interested in growing your state's creative economy? Do you want to use the arts to revitalize your community or region's economic well-being?
Our Creative Economy Training Programs draw upon the Arts Extension Service's decades of experience in designing and delivering interactive, hands-on workshops that bridge the gap between research and practice. Drawing upon original research into creative economy initiatives throughout the world, we help community leaders to learn from the successes and challenges of others so they can design and implement effective creative economy partnerships in their regions. Each half- or full-day workshop is tailored to meet the unique needs of your community, and is taught by AES-certified instructors. Choose from three workshops:
All workshops include a free copy of AES' new Partners in Creative Economy Planning Workbook (see below). Call 413-545-2360 to learn more about how to schedule a training program in your community.
Written by Craig Dreeszen with Tom Borrup and Maren Brown, The Partners in Creative Economy Planning Workbook provides a framework for planning that fits your unique community.
Interested in refining or building durable community arts collaborations at the local level? Want to understand the steps needed to build your Creative Economy? Order your workbook today!