+ We believe that self-expression is everyone’s birthright.
+ We believe the arts can serve as a common language.
+ We believe the arts are critical to a healthy economy.
+ We believe the arts allow us access to our past, to ourselves, and to each other.
+ We believe the arts give us a sense of place, and of home.
+ Increase local awareness of the arts sector
+ Increase cultural tourism.
+ Improve communication and coordination between cultural organisations.