A sampling of what we heard from the public regarding preferred goals for an Arts and Cultural Plan (Additional public responses found in Appendix C)

stimulate collaboration with surrounding cities

maintain the “Small Town

restore the black box Theater as a designated space for producing/presenting live theater build on the natural beauty of the DeSoto landscape to make the city more walkable help establish and identify opportunities for using DeSoto’s parks and open spaces for displaying art

Vibe” of DeSoto

the arts should represent the “soul of the city” and to create a new identity for the city

look for ways to make the city’s funding process more transparent

consider ways to encourage formalized arts learning and engagement with children and senior audiences

improve communications about cultural activities happening in the City


Made with FlippingBook Ebook Creator