Every community has cultural assets that contribute to its creative vitality and quality of life. Cultural assets make life valuable and worth living. In fact, Thrive in North Carolina touts our cultural resources as an attribute of quality of life:
Look around your neighborhood, city and county to find these resources that shape your community. Partner with these assets to develop arts programs and authentic cultural experiences for residents and visitors.
Professor Ross Gibson Sydney College of the Arts in Australia explains the breadth of cultural assets: