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The Overlooked Anchors

This report from Kresge explores the intersection of anchor engagement strategies, creative placemaking, and cultural institutions as drivers of inclusive, equitable growth. Through a series of case studies, it discusses how and why arts and culture organizations, from large museums and universities, to small and midsize community-based organizations, are leaning into anchor engagement strategies. It concludes with key insights and recommendations for increasing the level of existing anchor engagement or replicating anchor engagement among arts and culture organizations.

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