have long been recognized as an incredible way for children and adults to unite in cause and creativity, build self-esteem and strengthen communities on infinite levels. They also provide a way to honor those we love, instilling a sense of purpose in all who participate.
Community Arts have also proven to be wonderful for our well-being:
They promote interaction and bonding in public spaces: cooperating and uniting in shared goals and creativity helps individuals develop strong cultural ties, providing a strong basis for moving forward through challenge
The ignite and uplift the spirit, offering hope: creatively working together instills pride, interaction, and the human connection necessary for healing
They showcase the power of a location: Public art and community arts events provide the public with a place to gather in memorial, celebration and moving through pain.
They leverage the documented benefits of creativity: the latest research on art and art therapy demonstrate that engaging in creative practices reduces stress and depression, alleviates anxiety and increases feelings of well-being, while offering a safe process for people to express challenging emotions
Community Arts projects and events unite people in cause: they provide a respite from challenge and a healthy way for everyone to safely express and process emotions