The Importance Of Art In Communities

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The painter, the photographer, and the sculptor create their joy as if they are a child with a box of crayons. Forged in creativity, their piece growing closer to their heart and the viewers. Art heals, art helps, and art teaches. Without it, we are not human but with it, we can create galaxies. Art’s beneficial impact on communities is evident through effective health treatment, adaptive education, and economic gain.
A communities purpose is to promote and support one another while creating this sense of belonging. Communities advocate for developments and connections among others. Art’s purpose is to encourage ideas and communications all while exploring the plethora of human emotions through creativity. By combining art and community, humans are capable of reaping immense benefits such as “Means to public dialogue, contribute to the development of a community’s creative learning, create healthy communities capable of action, provide a powerful tool for community mobilization and activism, and help build community capacity and leadership,” (Dimond-Gibson). It is well known that art has been involved in communities for many centuries throughout history. Throughout history to present times art funding within communities has always reaped positive benefits, especially amongst learning, funding, and health. When communities start funding and incorporating art they notice changes within. It begins to encourage students, teachers, community workers and tourism to feel involved
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