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Oct2020
Our new research report is out!
Our new research report is out!

In a new report, Capturing Value and Preserving Identity, the Global Cultural Districts Network (GCDN) describes diverse tools that cultural districts can use to spur investment and create new revenue streams while protecting the local character and neighborhood identity.

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Aug2020
The 2019 Cultural Infrastructure Index is here!
The 2019 Cultural Infrastructure Index is here!

AEA Consulting has released the 2019 Cultural Infrastructure Index. Now in its fourth edition, the Index seeks to measure investment in capital projects in the global cultural sector, identifying projects with a budget of US$10 million or more that were publicly announced or completed within a calendar year.

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Aug2020
GCDN CONVERSATIONS:  WHOSE CULTURAL DISTRICT IS IT ANYWAY?
GCDN CONVERSATIONS: WHOSE CULTURAL DISTRICT IS IT ANYWAY?

Facilitated by Andrea Dempster Chung and attended by about 70 attendees, this session explored the key questions, challenges and opportunities that should be considered when thinking about engagement and representation of stakeholders in the current moment. In particular, the session advocated for a model of engagement that is networked, collaborative, and responsive to the concerns and needs of citizens and society.

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GCDN CONVERSATIONS:  CULTURAL DISTRICTS IN TURBULENT TIMES

GCDN CONVERSATIONS: CULTURAL DISTRICTS IN TURBULENT TIMES

Announcing new dates: GCDN Annual Convening – Lugano 2021

Announcing new dates: GCDN Annual Convening – Lugano 2021

In Conversation With… Regina Myer, President, Downtown Brooklyn Partnership — New York City

In Conversation With… Regina Myer, President, Downtown Brooklyn Partnership — New York City

GCDN CONVERSATIONS – SERIES 3: RESPONSE, RECOVERY, RENEWAL

GCDN CONVERSATIONS – SERIES 3: RESPONSE, RECOVERY, RENEWAL

GCDN MEMBER COVID-19 SESSIONS – SERIES 2: APRIL 16-23, 2020

GCDN MEMBER COVID-19 SESSIONS – SERIES 2: APRIL 16-23, 2020

GCDN COVID-19 ZOOM SESSIONS – SERIES 1 SUMMARY & NOTES

GCDN COVID-19 ZOOM SESSIONS – SERIES 1 SUMMARY & NOTES