The city's new Cultural Plan, which makes a bold commitment to embrace equity and diversity in the city's arts landscape over the next seven to 10 years, got a unanimous vote of confidence from the Dallas City Council, which voted 14-0 to adopt the plan. See item 31 to see the plan unanimously approved. “I just want to thank you Jennifer and Joy Bailey-Bryant and their group from New York, for this tremendous showing over the last year of all the different arts groups and all the different people.”Read More
The Leading Culture Destinations publication shines light on the best established and emerging cultural destinations worldwide. The collection of articles offers insights on the impact of artificial intelligence for the travel industry, how cultural nomads plan their journeys and how malta uses a culinary narrative to shift their destination brand with travellers.
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The Real Value of an Old Master
What turns a famous painting into a cultural icon? If museums could recreate the Mona Lisa effect, it would generate huge income. But can they?
In the November issue of Vanity Fair on Art in The Real Value of an Old Master, Gail Lord was interviewed and quoted.Read More
Ayala Museum & Filipinas Heritage Library receive “Museum Oscars” as leading cultural destinations
The Ayala Museum and Filipinas Heritage Library were jointly awarded in the Leading Culture Destinations Awards – dubbed the “Oscars for Museums” – for best practices as a destination that influences and empowers visitors.Read More
A Year in the Making, Dallas’ New Cultural Plan Seeks Equitable Arts Funding
After almost a year of work, a draft of a new cultural plan for the city of Dallas has been released — a bold proposal to make funding for the arts in Dallas span all races, neighborhoods, and cultures.Read More
Dallas Cultural Plan Aims To Bring Equity To Arts Funding
The city of Dallas hasn’t been distributing arts funding equally across races and neighborhoods, according to a new blueprint for the city’s cultural future — and the city wants to do better. After twelve months and 150 community meetings with Dallas residents, the city’s Office of Cultural Affairs has drafted a new cultural plan.Read More
The Agelessness of Creativity
Many of the most creative people I know are not artists in the capital A sense of the word. They’re not traditional artists, that is, engaged in painting or writing or making music. Instead they’re chefs, gardeners, potters, quilters, bloggers and decorators. My friend, Barry Lord, who passed away in 2017, was probably the most creative person I’ve known.Read More