DC Cultural Plan

Executive Summary

The Cultural Plan was initiated by the DC Council through the Cultural Plan for the District Act of 2015, which directed the DC Office of Planning to develop the Plan in consultation with the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities and the DC Office of Cable Television, Film, Music and Entertainment with support from an interdisciplinary consulting team. Throughout the planning process, more than 1,500 community members and cultural stakeholders provided input that informed the Plan’s strategies and recommendations.

The Cultural Plan establishes a framework to inclusively grow the District’s cultural community informed by the Office of Planning’s experience in community development, land use, systems planning, public facilities and infrastructure. This Plan’s implementation will be guided by the multi-sector Implementation Steering Committee required by the Cultural Plan for the District Act of 2015. The Mayor will work in collaboration with the Steering Committee to develop partnerships and initiatives to realize the Plan’s vision for building cultural equity.

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