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Creative Thinking Can Boost the Arts – and Empower Communities

Thursday, September 1, 2016   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Minji Kim

IN 2016, many of the challenges facing society can appear chaotic, cruel and unknowable. To understand them and make positive change, we need expertise, knowledge and insight from the widest range of perspectives, including, but not limited to the usual statistically-oriented viewpoints. The arts and culture are uniquely placed to bring the creative imagination to bear on these complex and difficult times, and to enable deeper understanding of who we are in relation to the world around us...

The arts sector needs to be better at articulating its role in civic engagement and value upon wider society," says Dominic Gray at Opera North on The Yorkshire Post. Read the his full column here.

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