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The idea of art therapy is nothing new. For thousands of years, art has been a major tool in communication and, in more recent years, that tool has been utilized by doctors, psychologists, and therapists as a means of helping people cope with emotional, physical, and mental traumas. Art allows people to communicate on the […]

Graffiti: A subject of debate across countless communities all over the globe. Is graffiti really the heinous crime that law enforcement makes it out to be? Or is it something that should be celebrated and encouraged? In our world today, graffiti artists receive plenty of mixed signals. It’s okay to express yourself on the side of […]

What do you think of when you hear the phrase, “creative placemaking?” Unless you are a part of an urban revitalization committee, hold a position in public office, or are very involved in the local arts scene, you probably are left with a feeling of confusion, indifference, or perhaps mild interest. That’s because most people […]

Did you know that students with an education rich in the arts have higher GPAs and standardized test scores, and lower dropout rates? Or that with 4 years of exposure to arts and music in high school, students will score an average of 100 points better on the SAT than students with only one-half year […]