Why Are “The Arts” So Important?
In the past, art was the way one culture shared history as well as instructional stories about morality and survival. This was the most important thing passed on to the next generation. Today the arts are viewed as more of a way to pass the time. Most people use art as a way to enhance their lives but not as an essential part of it. However, research is continuing to show us that there is a strong link between our cognitive development and the creative arts. Read more