Help Shape San Mateo County's new Strategic Arts Plan!

Give us your ideas and be heard!  It has been over five years since the last San Mateo County Arts Plan and the San Mateo Arts Commission needs your input to set priorities that will impact how it serves the arts within the County for the next decade. 
We truly appreciate your participation. Your responses are confidential and will only be seen in full by our outside consultant!  If you wish to be entered into a drawing for two $50 "thank-you" gift cards to Whole Foods, please include your email at the end of your completed survey.  Deadline for entries: September 15.

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* 2. About how often a month do you or your family participate in or attend any of these in San Mateo County?

  1 2 3 4 5+
Take lessons/participate in making any art form 
Attend arts where a family member or friend is performing or exhibiting
Attend a performance (separate from above)
Visit galleries/visual arts (separate from above)
Visit art museum
Participate in community arts activity such as festival or art walk

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* 3. Please check any of the ways that you are involved in the arts in San Mateo County.

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* 4. How challenging is it to find out about arts organizations and events in San Mateo County?

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* 5. What is the primary way that you find out about the arts and arts events in San Mateo County?

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* 7. The following are ways in which the San Mateo County Arts Commission could expand its actions to provide support for the future of the arts in the County.  Please rank how important you feel it is for the County's Arts Commission Commission to address each of these.  Please use 1 = Very Important, to 4 = Very Unimportant.

  1 2 3 4 NA/Don't know
Partnership with pre-K-12 schools to provide arts learning opportunities.
Partnership with non-arts community or human service groups to address community needs - i.e. working with a youth or family services organization, working with special needs populations, etc.
Partnership with economic development entities.
Partnership with developers to build-in arts spaces within new development in the County.
Partnership with neighborhood associations or groups to provide grass roots access to the arts.
Partnership with local government departments or divisions - i.e. parks, recreation, or other.
Partnership with higher ed institutions.
Partnership with tourism agency or groups.
Partnership with municipalities to strengthen support for the arts at the local level.  
Partnership with foundations to bring more funds for the arts to San Mateo County. 

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