Subject: Arts & Culture, Community Building, Community Resources & Cultural Assets
Presented in: 2010
Can you imagine a community that didn’t celebrate the arts? Creativity is a key component to community building, and the arts occupy a significant role in bringing people together, defining and providing relief for community problems, and creating collective visions for the future. This lively discussion describes the unique role of the artist as public figure, relaying stories and strategies to make best use of this often under-utilized community resource.