Call to Action ~ Creative Economy Disciplines
Below are a list of the creative economy disciplines. They all have a measurable impact to the economy on a broad scale. Please go to our website and register to participate for Arts Advocacy Day.
All members will be given a free t-shirt. Let your voice be heard!
What discipline(s) are you a part of?
Fine/Performing Arts (Theater, Music, Dance, Visual Art)
-Economic Impact measured through tourism dollars generated, tax revenue generated, etc.
-A vibrant arts and culture scene can transform an area of a town or an entire town itself (see: Argenta, North Little Rock, Creative Corridor, Little Rock, Wilson, AR)
- Services & Facilities
- Painting & Sculpture
Building Arts (Architecture)
-There is economic and social value to "good design"
-Architecture can help to enrich the cultural value and significance of an area. Good urban design can help to promote civic pride and cultural activity
-Good architecture can be a lynchpin in creating new economic opportunities for communities
- Interior Design
- Floral Design
Culinary Arts (Chefs, bartenders, food industry employees)
-Economic impact measured through tax dollars generated for the State and municipalities
-Culinary artists can drive tourism and create destinations within their communities
-Culinary artists often employ large support staffs and can be job creators in their communities
- Food Industry Employees
Educational Arts (Teachers and Instructors)
-The value of the arts in education cannot be overstated in terms of developing well-rounded, successful students who in turn provide a community with an education and desirable workforce
- NGO - (NEA)
- Arts Schools
- Arts Councils
Film, Radio & TV (Story Creation & Documentation)
- Motion Picture Production (Directors, Actors, Screen Guilds)
- Radio Production (Station Operators, Voce Over Professionals)
- Television (Producers, Directors, Station Operators)
Museums and Collections
- Historical Society
- Zoos and Botanical Gardens
-The communication plan that supports creative design
- Publication (Magazines, Books, Newspapers, etc.)
- Visual Design and Layout
- Book Store Operations
Cosmetology (Study and Application of Beauty Treatment)
- Hair Stylist, Hair Colorist, Manicurist/Pedicurist
- Massage Therapy