Cultural Portal Release 1.0

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Released: Mar 27, 2011
Updated: Mar 28, 2011 by Maadarani
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Culture is fast becoming recognized as a driving force in economic development and prosperity. Across Canada, culture is now being turned to to help stimulate the economy. In todays world of fast paced technological advances, cultural and technology are being brought together online to keep pace with the demands of our public and community. Accessibility to cultural information, in a searchable format, centrally located is now available through Cultural Portals. Our culture is our arts, heritage, places, lifestyle and business.

A Cultural Portal is the way to have all the important and essential information, centrally located, online. The Cultural Portal creates an online community that fosters engagement and breeds partnerships and collaborations. Whether you are in government, a large cultural institution or a community organization, the Cultural Portal can be customized to meet your needs, provide and interpret your information.

The Cultural Portal includes a fully comprehensive database of cultural information including;
-Full listing of museums, art galleries, archives, festivals, community organizations, heritage organizations, arts collectives, and cultural professionals such as artists and historians.
-Full searchable events listings including, dates, venues, admissions, audiences and themes.
-Full public accessibility to online collections, publications, virtual exhibitions, educational materials and tools, architectual information, heritage property inventories, and professional development tools.
-New media tools such as social media, videos, photos, blogging, online event managers, and RSS feeds.

The Cultural Portal is an interactive online tool where majority of the content is user generated. Users, such as museums, theaters, community groups, and festivals can create unique profiles and update them as they go. Profiles are customizable and can include;
-Contact information, images, links to events, venues, historic designations, publications.
-Social media information, blogs, RSS feeds, event management .

The Cultural Portal can provide the added benefits of aiding in the planning and implementation of;
-Cultural asset mapping
-Cultural tourism
-Cultural planning
-Engaging Gen X , Y and youth
-Create active citizens
-Celebrate, promote and inform
-Create new partnerships and collaborations

The Cultural Portal can create a “sense of place” in an online format, which is integral to appreciating, understanding and engaging the public and community in culture. Creative communities prosper.

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