The Arts & Communities
The arts have the power to open creative minds and enrich lives, but how important are the arts in the revitalization of St. Louis communities and national communities as an economic and creative stimulus? What is the value of arts? On this episode, Stay Tuned approaches these questions and discusses how arts cause social and economic change in neighborhoods, on the streets, and in schools. Speaking with community activists and organizers in the inner cities as well as directors of art centers throughout the St. Louis, this episode provides a insight to the various forms grassroots arts projects throughout the city. By the discussing the intersectionality of art and social class, this episode alludes to the lack of accessibility of art for individuals of lower social class. The solution? Arts education.
I think that’s what good art does; it makes [itself] accessible” – Henry Goldkamp