The Cultural Asset Mapping Project is an initiative from the Wichita Falls Alliance for Arts and Culture to identify and map the places and resources that are important to our region’s culture and creativity.
What is Cultural Asset Mapping?
Cultural Asset Mapping is a collaborative process to identify and collect information about a community’s cultural resources The Alliance will create a map for nine area counties: Archer, Baylor, Clay, Jack, Hardeman, Montague, Wichita, Wilbarger, and Young.
What exactly is a cultural asset?
Cultural Assets are the places you visit and the resources you use to express your cultural identity, pursue your own creative practice, or participate in arts and culture. They are the places you value, cherish, and turn to in order to connect to a shared cultural identity and your personal creative expression. The list below are just a few different types of cultural assets:
- Organizations: non-profit organizations, cultural heritage groups, arts collectives
- Performance Venues: Music venues, theaters, comedy clubs, amphitheaters
- Galleries/Museums: Fine art galleries, history museums, exhibition spaces
- Events/ Festivals: Regularly recurring festivals, parades, gatherings, or events
- Landmarks/ Public Space: Historic sites, parks and public cultural facilities, public art, murals, landmark buildings