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A day I can love

April 13th, 2010 (12:59 pm)
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Arts Advocacy Day: The 2010 National Arts Action Summit You can learn more about Arts Advocacy Day at this link, which describes this national event that brings together a broad cross-section of America’s cultural and civic organizations, along with hundreds of grassroots advocates from across the country, to underscore the importance of developing strong public policies and appropriating increased public funding for the arts.

The arts nourish our souls, help us thrive, inspire and sustain us.

Imagine your world without music. Paintings. Sculpture. Photographs. Architecture. Performing arts.

No movies. No TV. No plays or musicals or ballet or opera or concerts.

No books.

That's a world so bleak I can't even conceive of it.

The arts give voice and vision to our shared humanity.

They help us celebrate the natural and innate beauty of our planet and universe.

The arts encourage creative thinking and solutions to complex challenges.

They lift us out of drudgery and smallness.

Art is not a luxury. The arts make us better and more complete as individuals, as communities, as nations.

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