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In these times of diminishing funding for the fine arts, of the decimation of arts programs in our public schools, and of the trivialization of the arts by the media and an indifferent political culture, we need, as never before, powerful voices who can articulate the crucial significance of the arts in our daily lives.
drafting mission statements
drafting publicity and fund-raising brochures
drafting arts education materials
The arts not only disclose to us the inexhaustible mystery of the world and of ourselves, they also open up doorways in our interior lives through which we catch glimpses of the unique, unrepeatable human being that each of us is -- a being of infinite value, a being capable of resisting all the forces in today's world (economic, social, cultural, and political) that would diminish our sense of self-worth and crush our hopes.
It is difficult
to get the news from poems
yet men die miserably every day
of what is found there.
- William Carlos Williams