Oh c’mon now….you’ve heard this for years: The Arts are always the first thing to get cut….and why? From Mr. Holland’s Opus , 1995: “Well I guess you can cut the arts as much as you want, Gene. Sooner or later, these kids won’t have anything to read or write about.”
Combine that with the fact that in the New Millennium (remember that shiny new concept?) employees will not be asked just to do their job, but to be able to think outside the box and be innovative, too.
So, if you need further bolstering, here is a connection for not only what’s possible and important about artists and arts education, but what has already happened because of artists and their ability to synthesize and invent. Click Here to View!