U.S. Cultural Districts map

Cultural districts are defined as well-recognized, labeled areas of a city in which a high concentration of cultural facilities and programs serve as the main anchor of attraction, according to Americans for the Arts. They help strengthen local economies, create an enhanced sense of place, and deepen local cultural capacity. State cultural districts encourage arts-based […]

Exclusive: Grass Valley-Nevada City and Truckee recommended for designation as Cultural Districts

Grass Valley-Nevada City in the Gold Country, and Truckee in the High Sierra are among the 14 finalists recommended for designation as State Cultural Districts, a major coup for the region, Sierra FoodWineArt has learned. The recommendation was included in an agenda packet for the California Arts Council’s upcoming board meeting, which was quietly posted […]