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ARTPLACE FIELD SCAN: ARTS, CULTURE AND TRANSPORTATION
ArtPlace commissioned Transportation for America (T4A) to write and produce a rigorous national examination of creative placemaking in the transportation planning process. This resource identifies ways that transportation professionals can integrate artists to deliver transportation projects more smoothly, improve safety, and build community support.This field scan explores seven of the most pressing challenges facing the transportation sector today, and identifies how arts and cultural strategies can contribute to solutions.



ARTPLACE FIELD SCAN: CREATING HEALTHY COMMUNITIES THROUGH CROSS-SECTOR COLLABORATION
This white paper frames the value of the arts and culture for advancing health and well-being in communities. It offers examples and recommendations for expanding cross-sector collaboration and innovation.



ARTPLACE FIELD SCAN: CULTIVATING CREATIVITY: EXPLORING ARTS & CULTURE IN COMMUNITY FOOD SYSTEMS TRANSFORMATION
Published in May 2019, this field scan explores how ​arts and cultural practices ​can be better leveraged to create ​equitable ​and ​place-based food systems change​ across the country - spanning rural, tribal, and urban settings. The scan includes framing, cases studies, and recommendations to advance work happening at the intersection of arts and culture and food and agriculture, and to serve as a resource for practitioners.



ARTPLACE FIELD SCAN: EXPLORING THE WAYS ARTS AND CULTURE INTERSECTS WITH HOUSING
This resource is an exploration of the intersection of arts, culture, and housing outcomes – focused specifically on work within the housing sector that seeks to build and maintain high quality housing affordable to low-and moderate-income markets. It touched on housing trends ranging from the affordability crisis and equitable development to homelessness and vacancy, and surfaces needs in the housing sector that arts and culture might address, a framework for understanding the ways can partner with the housing sector, barriers to integrating arts and culture within the housing sector, strategies to advancing collaborations.



ARTPLACE FIELD SCAN: EXPLORING THE WAYS ARTS AND CULTURE INTERSECTS WITH PUBLIC SAFETY
This resource is an inquiry into the state of arts, culture, and creative placemaking as it relates to the public safety sector. Creative placemaking goals align well with important public safety goals that are associated with reductions in violence and criminal activity, and a growing community of practitioners at the intersection of these two fields is well-poised to promote further collaboration and learning. Projects at this intersection fall into five distinct areas of activity that are known precursors to community safety outcomes.



ARTPLACE FIELD SCAN: FARTHER, FASTER, TOGETHER: HOW ARTS AND CULTURE CAN ACCELERATE ENVIRONMENTAL PROGRESS
Helicon Collaborative was commissioned to lead research to better understand how creative placemaking is advancing sustainability outcomes for communities which included the environmental areas of energy, water, land, waste, toxic pollution, and climate resilience and adaptation. Regardless of the specific issue, Helicon heard repeatedly about five priorities that environmental sector leaders believe will either drive progress or hinder it.