Ingredients for a Certified Creative District

We were so delighted last week to have Washington State Arts Commission (ArtsWA) Executive Director Karen Hanan stop by Vancouver for a visit. She had a whirlwind tour with local leaders, catching up on arts […]

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8 reasons to be optimistic

In trying to understand what’s possible, we at Arts of Clark County have been looking at what other cities have done, and we’ve met and talked with arts leaders there. We’ve revisited the past—the jumbled […]

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Building an art center that works

Not an arts center—an art center. We need both in our community.

An economically viable visual art center that fulfills the need for exhibition space, studios, and classrooms has been a topic of conversation in Vancouver […]

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Other cities our size are building arts centers

Across the country, cities of Vancouver’s size (or much smaller), close to larger urban centers, are opening performing arts and visual arts centers.

Satellite cities like Lone Tree and Parker outside of Denver, now each have […]

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