Creativity builds more vibrant, equitable and connected communities. The arts are vital for a thriving economy and innovative workforce, and they help to bridge differences within the community. But public support for the arts, not just funding but also other kinds of institutional supports, can too easily fall down the priority list.
Today, I attended Mass Creative’s launch event for its Create the Vote campaign. They aim to engage more candidates and representatives about the importance of the arts in our communities and economies.