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Dec2020
Happy Holidays! GCDN 2020: A Year in Review
Happy Holidays! GCDN 2020: A Year in Review

2020 has been an extraordinary and challenging year for all of us. More than ever, this year of adversity has highlighted the agility, resilience and importance of cultural districts, especially in playing a pivotal role in supporting and uplifting communities, places and cities. We wish to extend our sincere thanks to our members and partners – for the positive collaborations,

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Dec2020
[GCDN Roundtable] Hybrid Cultural Progamme Models – Summary & Notes
[GCDN Roundtable] Hybrid Cultural Progamme Models – Summary & Notes

Format & agenda: The Covid-19 global pandemic has irrevocably changed the cultural landscape, particularly in terms of the area of cultural programming. To explore the impact and implications on cultural programming, two informal and intimate roundtables amongst GCDN members and external experts were held on 8 and 10 December 2020. Facilitated by Greg Baeker – Director of Cultural Planning and

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Nov2020
Welcoming a New Member: wHY (affiliate)
Welcoming a New Member: wHY (affiliate)

GCDN is delighted to present the newest affiliate member to join our network: wHY. Founded by Kulapat Yantrasast, wHY is a multi-disciplinary design practice dedicated to strengthening connections between people, cultures, and place. The arts play an important role in wHY’s thinking, and the team applies their experimental and human-centered approach to a broad spectrum of cultural and artistic projects.

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GCDN CONVERSATIONS SERIES 5: REHABILITATION, PRESERVATION AND INNOVATION

GCDN CONVERSATIONS SERIES 5: REHABILITATION, PRESERVATION AND INNOVATION

Our new research report is out!

Our new research report is out!

The 2019 Cultural Infrastructure Index is here!

The 2019 Cultural Infrastructure Index is here!

GCDN CONVERSATIONS:  WHOSE CULTURAL DISTRICT IS IT ANYWAY?

GCDN CONVERSATIONS: WHOSE CULTURAL DISTRICT IS IT ANYWAY?

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