Vanilla and Gods & Kings
Resting point for Influence level with all City-States is increased by 20.
Brave New World
Aesthetics improves the civilization's ability to generate Culture.
|Cultural Centers||Construct Monuments, Amphitheaters, Opera Houses, Museums and Broadcast Towers 50% faster.||Adopting Aesthetics|
|Fine Arts||50% of excess Happiness added each turn to the amount of Culture that may be spent on Social Policies or Ideological Tenets.||Adopting Aesthetics|
|Flourishing of the Arts||Culture increased by 33% in all cities which have built a World Wonder and the empire immediately enters a Golden Age.||Cultural Centers & Fine Arts|
|Artistic Genius||A Great Artist appears.||Fine Arts|
|Cultural Exchange||Increases the Tourism modifier for Shared Religion, Trade Routes, and Open Borders by 15% each.||Flourishing of the Arts|
- Main article: Social strategy (Civ5)#Aesthetics
Aesthetics is the philosophy of the nature of art and taste, concerned with the creation and appreciation of material beauty. It should be noted that aesthetics does not encompass the functionality or utility of a thing, focusing only on its beauty of form, color, contrast and other artistic aspects.
Fully explore the Aesthetics Policy track.