© 2022 Kansas City Public Radio
NPR in Kansas City
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00
0:00
Available On Air Stations
Arts & Life

Creating a Regional Cultural Plan

3541664-1663225641.jpg
image courtesy of the Arts Council of Metropolitan Kansas City
/
Words from the discussion during the Regional Cultural Planning session in August.

The Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce on Tuesday announced its "Big Five" - five ideas to move the region forward. The project launched in 2010, collecting nearly 200 suggestions. The list was narrowed down to 20 in July - and many of those ideas were related to arts and culture (including moving the UMKC Conservatory of Music and Dance downtown, which made the top 5).

http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/national/local-national-985943.mp3

Kansas City, Mo. – KCUR's Laura Spencer spoke with the Arts Council of Metropolitan Kansas City's Harlan Brownlee about one idea that's already underway: creating a regional cultural plan.

In August, Brownlee invited members of the arts, education, business, and government sectors to discuss the issue at an arts summit.
 

KCUR serves the Kansas City region with essential news and information.
Your donation today keeps local journalism strong.