Creating a Cultural Hub or Corridor is a great strategy to increase participant attendance and visitduration to Culture Days sites. Not only that, but the process of creating a hub or corridor fosters deeper partnerships and better sharing of resources. For those reasons and more, Culture Days encourages organizers to think about ways they can pool talent and expand their networks to create buzzing cultural hubs and corridors.
What the heck is a Hub or Corridor?
Hubs provide centralized destinations for people to visit, often made up of unique consortiums of collaborative cultural programs in a shared space. Think dynamic cultural centres or busy public plazas.
A Corridor is a creative cluster and arts and culture destination typically associated with an outdoor space. Replacing a single, centralized site with a locus of programs and events that are in close, walkable proximity to each other, cultural corridors often take shape in local neighbourhoods or Main Streets.
Are you already planning a Hub or Corridor for 2018? Be sure to register it seperately to ensure you get the extra perks and promo that come with creating cultural Hubs + Corridors!
Culture Days is in the process of developing a Hubs + Corridors Toolkit that will become your go-to guide for planning and partnerships. In the meantime, we have a webinar and quick tip sheet on the topic here.
Photos: Top - cSpace King Edward in Calgary, courtesy of cSpace
Bottom - Culture Days in Brockville, 2016, courtesy of Agilo Arts