A timely post with the elections coming up. Who will be the greatest supporter or killer of the arts?
“You have enemies? Good. That means you stood up for something, sometime in your life” – Winston Churchill
The world is a dangerous place to live – not because of the people who are evil but because of the people who don’t do anything about it.
– Albert Einstein
Normally I talk about Theater Arts, as it is the discipline I am most involved in. Theater is one of the first things to go in schools when budget cuts happen. Then the other arts slowly follow suit. Art is probably the last to go usually. Why? Because it can be displayed every day. It lines the hallways and shows off the student’s work, alongside their poems and essays and graphs and charts. It looks good, it is visually accessible. Theater, Music, Dance…not so much.
Sure, photos and montages…
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