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I Art Fox Creek2020-06-03T13:45:30-06:00
I Art Fox Creek

Building a Stronger Community

Arts and culture make considerable and crucial contributions to the well-being of a community by:

  1. Promoting public dialogue
    • Talk and express difficult subjects
    • Raise awareness of important issues
    • Facilitates learning within and between communities
  2. Develops creative learning
    • Improves creative thinking abilities in these areas – expression, risk taking and imagination
    • Encourages self-directed learning
  3. Creates strong community links
    • Reduces the sense of isolation in rural areas
    • Creates opportunities to make new social contacts
    • Increases positive perceptions of the community
  4. Serves to promote community mobilization and activism
    • Captivates groups and cultivates positive values
  5. Builds community capacity and leadership
    • Helps people feel better connected, inspired to get involved, and more confident about their abilities to make a difference