The Municipal Cultural Plan: Long on Big, Short on Small

I’m likely one of a handful of people who actually refer to the 2012 City of Peterborough Municipal Cultural Plan (MCP) (PDF) on a regular basis.

Respected arts consultants along with a team of city planners and the public collaborated on the comprehensive cultural roadmap with a goal of utilizing the “lens of culture” in every nook and cranny of the machinery of city governance and planning.

Mayor Bennett appealed to the public to “be bold” in their visioning, but was the resulting plan simply too ambitious to be realized effectively? Has the plan been able to equally fulfill the mandates of larger institutions and still recognize and support our small-but-mighty independent artists and organizations?

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