Goals: What the city needs to do, in the broadest terms, to realize its vision for arts and culture in Boston over a 10-year time frame.
Strategies: Proposed ways of meeting the plan’s goals, responding to the highest-priority needs identified in the Boston Creates community engagement process.
Tactics: Specific programs, advocacy, research, or other proposed actions to support the strategies, based on the present environment, existing partners, and current knowledge of the sector.
A timeframe for implementing each tactic is indicated: short-term (0–12 months); mid-term (1–3 years); and long-term (4–10 years). Strategies and tactics may change over the course of the plan’s implementation in response to changes in the environment.