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 1  Creative Placemaking

Placemaking projects strengthen the connection between people and the places they share. By merging art and culture with public spaces, we enhance the quality of life, stimulate economic growth, and foster a strong sense of belonging.

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6th Street Arts Alley

The 6th Street Arts Alley is a creative hub where people gather to watch live performances, enjoy local food and drink, and experience art. Music and dance are essential elements of the Arts Alley. By featuring local and regional artists, we celebrate a rich cultural tapestry within our community.


Public Art Management

We maintain our community's public art collection in collaboration with City and arts leaders.

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Placemaking Partnerships

We collaborate with community partners and businesses to integrate art across our entire city.

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2  Community Arts

Community Arts programming invites the broad community to create, understand, and appreciate art. Through artist-led workshops, exhibitions, and youth and family arts programming, we ignite creativity and enrich lives.


Youth and Family Arts

We engage youth in meaningful art experiences. Through these initiatives, we aim to create a sense of belonging, self-expression, and a lifelong appreciation for the arts. 


411 Gallery

Located on the 6th Street Arts Alley, 411 Gallery is a small community art gallery and cultural space for exhibitions, events, and collaborations. 411 Gallery showcases a diverse array of local and regional artists, featuring paintings, ceramics, textiles, furniture, and digital art.


Flourishing Through Art

Flourishing Through Art is a series of programs aimed at addressing mental health in our community. Each unique program is designed to inspire creativity and skill development, cultivate community, and stimulate personal growth. The yellow flower indicates programs align with this work.


Open Mic Poetry and Prose Hosted by Skye Nicholson

We support a growing community of local poets, creative writers, and poetry appreciators. Seasoned poets and first-time readers gather monthly at Hotel Indigo for Open Mic Poetry and Prose.


Artist-led Workshops

Skilled local professionals lead participants through the creative process; no previous experience is needed.

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50/50, A Community Art Project

With 50/50, we aim to break down barriers to art access. This popular annual initiative empowers all local artists, crafters, and creators to showcase their work in gallery exhibitions. Maintaining affordable prices opens doors to a wider audience eager to acquire these unique artworks. 


First Friday for Families

First Fridays for Families introduces young audiences to a wide variety of performing arts in a fun and informal setting at The Commons.


Open Mic Music

This program fosters local musicians. Spotlighting original artists and embracing experimentation, we aim to connect our local music community, emphasizing artist self-sufficiency.


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3  Support Local Creatives

Local art helps cultivate a sense of cultural identity. By supporting local creatives, we invest in our community's cultural, social, and economic well-being. We empower local artists to thrive through business training, paid opportunities, and connections to other creatives.

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Art of Entrepreneurship

We provide creative entrepreneurs with essential business training and professional best practices. These free workshops help individuals brainstorm, plan, and jumpstart their businesses.

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Small Talk/s

Small Talk/s is a speaker series featuring local creatives telling their stories. Through this program, we aim to highlight our local creatives' varied and circuitous paths in their careers.

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Studio C

Studio C is a community space located on the Propeller campus where artists and creatives make art, develop their skills, and form working relationships with other creatives.


Resources and Mentorships

We provide support and resources for local creatives who seek to produce work or projects in our community. Through equipment loans, marketing plans, or administrative support, we empower local artists and creatives. 



We provide support and resources for local creatives who seek to produce work or projects in our community. Through equipment loans, marketing plans, or administrative support, we empower local artists and creatives. 

Support Local Creatives
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