City of Philadelphia Office of Arts, Culture and the Creative Economy (OACCE)
The City of Philadelphia Office of Arts, Culture and the Creative Economy (OACCE) gives the following description:
The Mission of the newly named City of Philadelphia Office of Arts, Culture and the Creative Economy (OACCE) is to improve access to the arts for both residents and visitors; expand arts education for young people; oversee all the City’s arts programs; support the growth and development of the City’s arts, culture, and creative economy sector, by promoting public and private investment in the creative economy sector; coordinate with relevant City agencies to unify the City’s arts efforts; and serve as a liaison between the City’s many cultural institutions. In addition to the Office’s focus on the nonprofit arts sector, it also focuses on the many aspects of the larger arts and culture industry including individual artists, design industries, music clubs and other entertainment ventures.
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