WORKING WITH THE ARTS in Charleston, WV
YOU ARE INVITED
We want you – as an individual, a funder, a community member, a businessperson, an academic, a person of faith, an elected official, a student, a teacher to complete this brief survey. By giving only 10 minutes of your time you can help us make the path for artists to thrive in Charleston, WV. The following questions are meant to underscore the overall ecosystem affecting artists.
· “We” in the survey can refer to any group, organization, or network that works—or wants to work—with artists. We invite you to define your own “we” in the way that seems most generative for your work. Please note that whichever identity you use when completing this survey must remain consistent. For example, if you are an elected official, but also a member of a nonprofit board, you must choose one of those identities and stay within it throughout the
survey. In other words, wear only one of your various hats!
Arts strengthens economies. Artists play a crucial role in communities and they are the heart of the arts and culture sector. The arts help communities, and economies, thrive. We need thriving artists to have a thriving arts sector.
HOW CAN WE IMPROVE OUR COMMUNITY’S CONDITIONS SO THAT ALL ARTISTS THRIVE?
Artists Thrive is a dynamic measurement tool that invites a holistic valuation of artists. It helps us see what we are doing now and what we could do differently to improve conditions for artists. This tool outlines a spectrum of
performance to spur continuous improvement among artists, arts professionals, and others who work with—or want to work with—artists.
This survey will close on June 14, 2018.