Granbury Cultural Arts Commission

Granbury Cultural Arts Commission Ordinance No. 2018

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Benefits of a Cultural District Designation

  • Cultural district development is one strategy that helps a community boost their economies while realizing other cultural and civic benefits.
  • Outcomes of cultural districts extend beyond the arts and benefit all members of a community.
  • Attracts artists and cultural enterprises to the community.
  • Encourages business and job development.
  • Addresses specific needs of a community.
  • Establishes tourism destinations.
  • Fosters local cultural development.
  • Enhances property values.

The Creative Industries in Hood County, TX

  • 114 Arts-Related Businesses Employ 233 People
  • The creative industries account for 3.3 percent of the total number of businesses located in Hood County, TX and 1.2 percent of the people they employ.
  • Nationally, 673,656 businesses are involved in the creation or distribution of the arts, and they employ 3.48 million people.
  • This represents 4.0 percent of all U.S. businesses and 2.0 percent of all U.S. employees. The source for these data is Dun & Bradstreet. These data are current as of April 2017.

 

Cultural District Designation – Talking Points