Carleton Place, recognized regionally as a hub of unique artistic activity; a town and community where residents invest in the creative development of artists and where artists and their work support the healthy social and economic development of the region; a place where artists do become successful; a constant display of artistic achievement.
Empowering artists and area residents through the arts.
We believe in the power of the arts. We are committed to implementing this strategic plan in a balanced and systematic manner.
We are all leaders. We nurture this leadership in all residents and offer leadership opportunities to youth, in particular. We model leadership to the best of our abilities.
We encourage, celebrate and showcase excellence.
We build partnership at all levels. We listen and we appreciate all participation. We share openly with the community.
We constantly search for the best ideas, solutions and information. We build on outside innovation to develop our own unique approaches to the arts.
ARTIST DEVELOPMENT / PROMOTION
Identify local artistic capacity and develop these artists to their full potential in the community and beyond.
Generate from various sources the funds required to sustain the arts in Carleton Place.
COMMUNITY LIAISON / DEVELOPMENT
Collaborate/ partner with key local groups and employ the arts as a vehicle for raising community awareness of key community development issues.
Build the foundations for a long term economic development strategy which is centred upon the power of the arts in Carleton Place.
ARTS COMMITTEE ADMINISTRATION
Undertake activities of an administrative nature.