PLANNING FOR VITALITY: NH'S THRIVING CREATIVE COMMUNITIES

Creative Community Planning

Wednesday 9/6 12:30pm || Jaffrey Civic Center, Jaffrey, NH

Registration: $10 includes lunch catered by Sunflowers Restaurant

Agenda: Randy Cohen will speak about the AEP 5 study and ways communities across the US have leveraged their creative assets for community development. Then Sara Carbonneau, Vice President of NH Planners Association, will conduct a panel discussion of stories from successful community development projects across the state that have utilized arts & culture. After the panel discussion, she will open the floor to a discussion of strategies and ideas for the Monadnock region to implement. There will be an art exhibit by local artist Larry Davis: Nature Art Photography

Partners: Jaffrey Chamber of Commerce, Monadnock Economic Development Corporation, and NH Planners Association

Arts are businesses and part of the economic fabric of the Monadnock Region!


Other events September 5th-7th with Randy Cohen will include workshops with businesses, town and regional planners, arts leaders, and community members to present the data and discuss how it can be leveraged for economic and community development. Stay tuned for further updates, or sign up to get involved!


Participation in the Arts & Economic Prosperity study 5 and community education programs surrounding it are supported in part by: C & S Wholesale grocers, Eversource, The Putnam Foundation, and by our generous donors & members. Thank you!

Creative Economy Panelists Ginnie Lupi (NH State Council on the Arts), Ben Doyle (VT and NH USDA), Joan Goshgarian (NH Business Committee for the Arts), Taylor Caswell (NH CDFA), and Gina Goff (C & S) (1).jpg

Register for this one event below or Click Here to register for all five events with Americans for the Arts.