Case Study: Space to Create Colorado

Friday, June 15, 2:30 pm - 3:10 pm

Explore rural economic development in the arts through creative sector housing initiatives. This case study highlights Space to Create Colorado, the first state driven initiative for affordable housing for artists and creative sector workers in the nation. This public/private sector model engages government, communities, and private foundations around the issue ofaffordable housing in rural and small towns including the role of artists. 

Learning Objectives:

  1. Learn more about the connections between arts and housing.
  2. Get an idea of the complex partnerships necessary to pursue meaningful arts and housing work.
  3. Adapt or adopt a successful state-level arts and housing effort.



Margaret Hunt
Executive Director
Colorado Creative Industries
Denver, Colorado