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The project logo Arts & Culture Master Plan

What is an Arts Master Plan?

The Frankfort Arts Master Plan will help us better express the uniqueness and artistic vitality of Frankfort by setting the standard and strategic direction for how we continue to implement and enjoy arts and culture in our community. 

 

Arts and culture helps us celebrate our heritage, communicate our direction, and characterize our sense of place. Thoughtfully implemented cultural programming will define Frankfort and project special qualities and competitive advantages to visitors and those that want to invest. In this way, our Arts Master Plan doubles as an important economic development tool. 

 

What is the purpose of an Arts Master Plan?

The plan will define three main outcomes that will help our elected officials as they make decisions about arts and culture in Frankfort. 

 

REACH: How do we create a robust and inclusive arts and culture ecosystem in Frankfort? 

 

DEPTH: How do we ensure effectiveness?

 

INVESTMENT: How do we bring new resources to the City of Frankfort and its residents? 

 

This is the first Arts Master Plan for the City, and we need your voice to create it!

 

Anyone who loves, works, or invests in Frankfort is encouraged to be involved in shaping the Frankfort Arts Master Plan. Take the survey below to give your input on arts and culture in Frankfort. Enter your email to stay updated on future opportunities, inlcuding the opportunity to be part of a focus group.

 

**When completing the survey, please assume that all current / existing COVID-19-related restrictions on public gathering have been lifted.

 

This project is funded in part through the National Endowment for the Arts Our Town Grant.

 
 

**Join the City of Frankfort and Josephine Sculpture Park for an Open House to share your vision for the Frankfort Arts and Culture Master Plan! Visit the Sculpture Park at any of the allotted times to share your vision in a socially distanced, safe, and fun way. Enjoy the beautiful sculpture throughout the Park and share your ideas on boards as you walk through. Learn more about the project here and sign up for a timeslot for the open house so we can prepare for a safe event. 

Masks are required. **

Please rate the overall quality of arts and culture in Frankfort.
Average quality
60%
High quality
26%
Low quality
14%
Closed to responses | 121 Responses
Please rate the overall quality of arts and culture offerings for youth in Frankfort.
Average quality
48%
Low quality
41%
High quality
11%
Closed to responses | 94 Responses
In the period between March 2019 and March 2020, what arts and cultural activities did you participate in? (select as many that apply)
Parks and nature
83%
Food
76%
Live music
74%
Community arts events and activities
69%
Murals, street art, or public art
65%
Visual art (illustration, painting, sculpture, etc.)
45%
Museums
39%
Film, video or television
38%
History or science
35%
Cultural arts, heritage, or other folk art
31%
Theater or comedy
30%
Literary arts
29%
Dance or choreography
26%
Photography
25%
Spoken word
18%
Symphony, choir, or other ensemble
16%
Other
1%
Closed to responses | 80 Responses
For the above list, where did you participate in these activities?
Closed for Comments
For the above list, how much did you pay for these activities, on average?
Closed for Comments
What barriers exist to participation in arts and cultural activities?
Lack of offerings
51%
Time
39%
Location
39%
Cost
36%
Feelings of exclusion
23%
People/Social networks
16%
Age
15%
Transportation
13%
Other
13%
Safety
3%
Closed to responses | 61 Responses
What arts and culture activities do you want to see more of in Frankfort?
Live music
71%
Community arts events and activities
70%
Cultural arts, heritage, or other folk art
65%
Murals, street art, or public art
62%
Visual art (illustration, painting, sculpture, etc.)
58%
Parks and nature
56%
Food
55%
Theater or comedy
50%
History or science
44%
Film, video, or television
35%
Literary arts
35%
Symphony, choir, or other ensemble
35%
Photography
32%
Museums
30%
Dance or choreography
24%
Spoken word
24%
Other
6%
Closed to responses | 66 Responses
Where do people gather in Frankfort?
Restaurants
88%
Capitol grounds
70%
Parks
67%
Libraries
39%
Local distilleries
36%
Local businesses
29%
Ward Oates Amphitheater
29%
Museums and historic sites
16%
Other
14%
Closed to responses | 69 Responses
Would you like to see more public art in Frankfort?
Yes, I would like to see more temporary and permanent installations
56%
Yes, I would like to see more permanent installations
32%
No, I would not like to see more public art in Frankfort
7%
Unsure
5%
Closed to responses | 73 Responses
The City of Frankfort's role in arts and culture is to:
Play a major part in supporting and expanding arts and culture in the City
77%
Play a small role in supporting and expanding arts and culture in the City
20%
Not at all support or expand arts and culture in the City
1%
Unsure
1%
Closed to responses | 71 Responses
Please share any other comments and ideas you have about art and cultural opportunities in Frankfort.
Closed for Comments
Do you consider yourself an artist?
Yes
No
Closed to responses
Do you live or work in Frankfort?
Live
Work
Both
Neither
Closed to responses
What is your zipcode?
What is your highest formal education level?
High School/GED
Some College
Associate's Degree
Bachelor's Degree
Graduate or Professional Degree
Closed to responses
What is your age?
Under 18
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56-65
66-75
Over 75
Prefer not to answer
Closed to responses
What is your gender?
Male
Female
Transgender
Do not identify as male, female, or transgender
Prefer not to answer
Closed to responses
Are you interested in giving more feedback for Frankfort's Arts and Culture Master Plan? Consider joining a focus group. Due to COVID-19, our community engagement will be limited to small focus groups and a few larger community sessions. We would love to have you join. Enter your email address to be added to our listserv so you don't miss any opportunities to join a focus group of your choosing.