Cultural Asset Mapping *in Niagara

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Published on November 26, 2008

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Presentation delivered by Rebecca Cann, Cultural Planning Supervisor, City of St. Catharines at The Ontario Rural Council's municipal cultural planning forum, "Economies in Transition" on November 17, 2008 in Brockville.

Cultural Asset Mapping in Niagara Presentation for the Ontario Rural Council Municipal Cultural Planning Forum, November 2008

Welland Canal Lock 3 and the St. Catharines Museum, Niagara

 

The Heavy Eight, Rennie Park, Port Dalhousie, St. Catharines

Regional Culture Committee Goals/Purpose: To advise the Regional Municipality of Niagara regarding ways to enhance arts, culture and heritage in the fulfillment of its responsibility to its citizens. To act as advocates on behalf of the arts, heritage and cultural sectors. To develop a Cultural Policy and Strategy that is endorsed by Regional Council.

Goals/Purpose:

To advise the Regional Municipality of Niagara regarding ways to enhance arts, culture and heritage in the fulfillment of its responsibility to its citizens.

To act as advocates on behalf of the arts, heritage and cultural sectors.

To develop a Cultural Policy and Strategy that is endorsed by Regional Council.

 

Niagara’s CAM Process Establish Working Group and resource base Define culture Discuss purpose of CAM and long term sustainability Establish asset categories Develop strategies for gathering information Gather information Correct and update information Enter into GIS database system Present findings and analyse

Establish Working Group and resource base

Define culture

Discuss purpose of CAM and long term sustainability

Establish asset categories

Develop strategies for gathering information

Gather information

Correct and update information

Enter into GIS database system

Present findings and analyse

Who’s Doing the Work? Establish Working Group and Network Ensure a variety of sector reps, ie, music, theatre, visual arts, museums, libraries, heritage committees, educational institutions, cultural industries Staff support? Review geographical mix and coverage War of 1812 Re-enactment in Fort Erie, Niagara

Establish Working Group and Network

Ensure a variety of

sector reps, ie, music, theatre, visual arts, museums, libraries, heritage committees, educational institutions, cultural industries

Staff support?

Review geographical mix and coverage

Define Culture Arts – performing, written, visual and media arts Cultural industries – the for profit sector Heritage resources – buildings, collections, sites, stories and traditions Artwork by Carolyn Wren, photo by Sandy Fairbairn

Arts – performing, written, visual and media arts

Cultural industries – the for profit sector

Heritage resources – buildings, collections, sites, stories and traditions

Primary Categories Cultural Facilities Organizations Festivals and Events Sites Moveable Heritage Cultural Human Resources Port Dalhousie Inner Range Lighthouse

Cultural Facilities

Organizations

Festivals and Events

Sites

Moveable Heritage

Cultural Human Resources

Why CAM? Purpose: to better understand our community, articulate the extent of the sector and change perceptions towards culture. Strategy for First Phase: Undertake a broad mapping, with limited information (not a survey). Longterm Strategies will include: collating information with culture-friendly sectors and industries, ie. wine industry, culinary attractions, educational opportunities etc.

Purpose: to better understand our community, articulate the extent of the sector and change perceptions towards culture.

Strategy for First Phase: Undertake a broad mapping, with limited information (not a survey).

Longterm Strategies will include: collating information with culture-friendly sectors and industries, ie. wine industry, culinary attractions, educational opportunities etc.

Strategies for Information Gathering Who gathers what? Where can you find some of this pre-existing information? Niagara Premier Ranked Destination project database Chamber of Commerce business directories Other municipal databases Information Niagara database

Who gathers what?

Where can you find some of this pre-existing information?

Niagara Premier Ranked Destination project database

Chamber of Commerce business directories

Other municipal databases

Information Niagara database

Collating Data One point person for data entry ideal or . . . On-line excel-based system for multiple contributors Avoid duplication List alphabetically Drop-down lists for categories Drop-down lists for fields, ie. Street, City etc.

One point person for data entry ideal

or . . .

On-line excel-based system for multiple contributors

Avoid duplication

List alphabetically

Drop-down lists for categories

Drop-down lists for fields, ie. Street, City etc.

Format – More important than you think! Street St. St Str. ON On Ont. Ontario PO Box 30, RR #1 P.O. Box 30 R.R.#1 RR#1, P.O. Box 30 R.R. #1 PO Box 30

Street

St.

St

Str.

ON

On

Ont.

Ontario

PO Box 30, RR #1

P.O. Box 30 R.R.#1

RR#1, P.O. Box 30

R.R. #1

PO Box 30

The Results? Presentation to Regional Council in November 2007

 

Uses of Asset Inventory Research and Development Growth Management Economic impact On-line database Marketplace Gap Analysis Cultural Districts and Neighbourhood Identity Measure impact on crime reduction

Research and Development

Growth Management

Economic impact

On-line database

Marketplace Gap Analysis

Cultural Districts and Neighbourhood Identity

Measure impact on crime reduction

 

 

 

 

Niagara’s Heritage Assets 1,064 buildings Designated Heritage Buildings in 7 municipalities 4, with plans for 5 more Heritage Districts

 

 

Artists By Region In Ontario 2006 study by Hill Strategists Research 1,490 artists in Niagara, including: actors; artisans and craftspersons; conductors, composers and arrangers; dancers; musicians and singers; other performers; painters, sculptors and other visual artists; producers, directors, choreographers, and related occupations; and writers.

2006 study by Hill Strategists Research

1,490 artists in Niagara, including:

actors;

artisans and craftspersons;

conductors, composers and arrangers;

dancers;

musicians and singers;

other performers;

painters, sculptors and other visual artists;

producers, directors, choreographers, and related occupations; and

writers.

 

Tara Rosling in the Shaw Festival production of Saint Joan, Niagara-on-the-Lake. Photo by David Cooper. Thank you Rebecca Cann, Cultural Planning Supervisor City of St. Catharines 905-688-5601 ext 3158 [email_address]

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