Wisconsin Arts Board Strategic Plan for Fiscal Years 2019-2021


Planning Process:

Every three years, the Wisconsin Arts Board engages people around the state in strategically planning for the agency's future activities and programs.
In July of 2017, the WAB once again embarked upon a broad-based, inclusive planning process to create a 3-year plan that reflects the diversity of Wisconsin, identifies opportunities and challenges, and shows how best to invest resources while deepening capacity, recognizing emerging arts initiatives, and inspiring participation in and appreciation of WI's arts and creative sector.

The WAB gathered input and information using various types of assessment tools: an internal data review, key leader interviews, an advisory committee, on-line constituent surveys, Town Meetings held in Superior, Door County, Ironwood, Michigan and MarinetteMilwaukee, Madison, Green Bay, Eau Claire, Superior, Ashland/Washburn, Appleton, Rhinelander, La Crosse, and issue-based forums. From the analysis of the input gathered, WAB developed a plan that includes long-range strategic directions encapsulated in goals and strategies.