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Community Consultancies

people in a classroom hearing a lecture; public art, rural scene, farm, Rushville

About the Program

As stated in its strategic plan, the Indiana Arts Commission (IAC) believes that cultural vibrancy attracts and drives economic activity in the state and as such the IAC is committed to supporting a deeper understanding and integration of the arts by and in communities.

Experienced creative consultants come alongside selected communities to help move the process forward. The journey is documented and lessons learned are shared with peer communities around the state.

Consultancies Have Included

  • Cultural district development
  • Art center and housing development
  • Cultural trail development
  • Community arts partnerships with other sectors

Inspirational Outcomes


Miah Michaelsen
Deputy Director of Operations
Indiana Arts Commission


(317) 232-1286