Why Building Arts-Based Communities Is So Important

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The Arts in Social and Economic Development:

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     The arts are deep drivers in all aspects of development in communities. Some communities–Paducah, Kentucky and Pawtucket, Rhode Island among them–recognize this and are putting the arts at the heart of development. Other communities need to learn from their example. This essay from Jamie Bennett of ArtPlace America makes a strong argument for our doing this.

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