Creative Industries

Our Culture

To expose our community to creativity of all kinds and celebrate the stories of Paducah, both past and present.

* What’s Important Now

OBJECTIVES

OBJECTIVE

Recruit and create a Creative and Cultural Council

DESIRED OUTCOME

An Arts Council is created to enhance current activities and monitor progress with measurable objectives.

PRIORITY LEVEL
WIN*
ACTION TIMELINE
FY19

A-2

OBJECTIVE

Recognize, promote and encourage creative industry growth

DESIRED OUTCOME

Continue to increase the number of advanced workshops focused on entrepreneurial and business development for creative industries.

PRIORITY LEVEL
High
ACTION TIMELINE
FY19 – FY24

A-3

OBJECTIVE

Encourage and track participation in creative and cultural destinations, events, and programs in the City

DESIRED OUTCOME

10% overall increase in participation for local destinations and events. A 50% increase in local resident participation. Baseline set in FY19.

PRIORITY LEVEL
High
ACTION TIMELINE
FY19 -FY24

A-4

OBJECTIVE

Assist local arts and culture organizations with grant funding

DESIRED OUTCOME

Obtain a 5% increase in grant funding from a baseline set in FY19.

PRIORITY LEVEL
High
ACTION TIMELINE
FY19 -FY21

A-5

OBJECTIVE

Create and begin a Local Creative Mornings Chapter

DESIRED OUTCOME

The successful creation of a Creative Mornings Chapter.

PRIORITY LEVEL
Medium
ACTION TIMELINE
FY19 -FY20

A-6

OBJECTIVE

Installation of public art in community gateways

DESIRED OUTCOME

At least one piece of art in each major street and neighborhood in the City.

PRIORITY LEVEL
Low
ACTION TIMELINE
FY20 - FY30

A-7

OBJECTIVE

Promote and encourage Creative Exchanges with other Creative Cities

DESIRED OUTCOME

At least 50 of our Paducah Creatives will participate in a Creative Exchange.

PRIORITY LEVEL
Low
ACTION TIMELINE
FY19 -FY29

A-8

OBJECTIVE

Solicit, promote, and encourage film productions and/or live theater in the City

DESIRED OUTCOME

We host 5 film productions in the City.

PRIORITY LEVEL
Low
ACTION TIMELINE
FY22 - FY26

A-9

OBJECTIVE

Implement an annual assessment on arts and culture

DESIRED OUTCOME

Conduct an annual assessment to track progress.

PRIORITY LEVEL
Low
ACTION TIMELINE
FY21 - Ongoing