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City May Have Arts Commission

November 13th, 2023 by WCBC Radio

Art within cities is a growing area of interest.  Cumberland has an active arts presence, and according to Historic Preservation Planner Ruth Davis-Rogers, arts in a city is a complement to community and economic development.  The Allegany Arts Council has long encouraged the arts in the area, but now the City is in discussions to develop an Arts Commission.  While the Arts Council supports and encourages all different types of art, a city commission would have a different role, according to Rogers…