Section 1: Categorize the Asset.
Which definition best describes your creative asset? Please choose one category from the seven cultural asset classifications that best describes this asset. Submission may require entry into the survey more than once. For example, if you own a production studio, you can list the business under "Cultural Industries and Businesses" and then do another survey for yourself under "Cultural Professionals and Artists".
Cultural Industries and Businesses
: Businesses and groups involved in the creation, production, sales, and distribution of cultural goods or services. These can include galleries, movie theaters, graphic design firms, and production craft businesses.
Cultural Institutions, Nonprofits, and Educational Organizations
: Schools, groups, and nonprofits involved in the creation, education, production, and/or distribution work associated with cultural goods or services. this can include art schools, art collectives, museums, foundations, or performing arts groups.
Community Cultural Associations
: Organizations and professional associations that represent arts, heritage, ethno-cultural, or professional interests in the community. These can include arts and heritage advisory committees, arts councils, or library boards.
: Businesses and organizations that are
directly involved in creative activities, but that you consider critical for a creative community to have. These can include material supply stores, coffee shops, restaurants, etc.
Creative People -- Cultural Professionals and Artists
: The labor force aspect of cultural industries and organizations. It can describe employment in various jobs as cultural workers. For example, a graphic designer employed by a software company, an art or music teacher employed by a school, or an individual artist.
Creative Places -- Cultural Facilities, Natural/Urban Spaces, and Potential Resources
: Buildings, sites, and natural areas that host cultural activity. These can include spaces in the public, private, religious, or nonprofit sectors ahtat include cultural programming or host public art. These could include sculpture at public parks, city murals, pop-up exhibitions on private properties, a church with artistic design elements or a strong musical tradition, or a favorite natural setting.
Cultural Events and Festivals:
Festivals and events in the community. these can include performing arts events, tours of culturally significant places, seasonal celebrations, regular open mic nights, and many others.