CREATIVE NORTH CAROLINA
North Carolina Arts Council Strategic Plan 2009 – 2013
NORTH CAROLINA – “ THE CREATIVE STATE”
When Creative North Carolina is accomplished, ours will be a state where
The arts industry is robust and fuels the state’s knowledge- based
Artists are an integral part of civic life as they stimulate creativity,
innovation, and dialogue.
Cities vibrate with the energy of the arts.
Rural communities reach deep into their roots and celebrate the
traditions that created them.
People in every corner of the state have the chance to live out their
Children flourish through a complete education and leave school
prepared for the 21st century.
Diverse communities reach across boundaries to celebrate and share
The arts are an essential ingredient of state policy, practice, and pride.