On Thursday, April 6 at 6:00pm at the Anacostia Playhouse, DC Mayor Muriel Bowser will present the city’s first cultural plan.
Cultural Plan Highlights:
The DC Cultural Plan promotes an equitable, world-class cultural environment in the District that advances cultural diversity by increasing access to cultural creation and experience for all residents.
The District’s Cultural Economy supports $30 billion in annual spending, generates $1.1 billion in tax revenue, and employs 150,000 workers.
The District embraces its rich and unique cultural history by affirming the importance its heritage and resident’s culture.
The Cultural Plan supports cultural creators through increased access to aligned educational and technical assistance resources, increased access to affordable housing, and increased access to affordable production space.
The Cultural Plan will help expand and preserve cultural spaces as platforms for expression by making them more accessible.
The Cultural Plan will advance cultural diversity by increasing access to, and awareness of cultural opportunities among cultural consumers who include all District residents as well as the city’s visitors.
The Plan’s recommendations for creators, spaces, and consumers converge and align to increase equity, diversity, and innovation in the District.