Recognize that if you want a creative workforce, you need to support arts education.
Help create a cultural community to attract the best talent.
Support the arts with sponsorships, grants and discounts
Make sure you have a staff arts employee
Campaign for % for the arts programs
Facilitate connection between the business community and the arts community
Stop thinking of yourselves as victims and looking for hand outs.
Realize you are part of the economic fabric of the community.
Join together to promote the arts and for advocacy issues. You are always stronger together than apart.
Vote and campaign for government candidate that support the arts
Give generously to non-profit arts organizations, like San Diego Visual Arts Network which promotes the visual arts region wide.
Attend receptions, drink copiously and BUY MORE ART