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Here are the facts about the arts in South Dakota
The arts profoundly impact all South Dakotans
The arts are fundamental to our humanity. They ennoble and inspire us—fostering creativity, empathy, and beauty. The arts also strengthen our communities socially, educationally, and economically—benefits that persist even during a pandemic that has been devastating to the arts. The following 10 reasons show why an investment in artists, creative workers, and arts organizations is vital to the nation’s post-pandemic healing and recovery.
10 Reasons to Invest in Your Local Arts Agency During a Crisis
Mr. Randy Cohen, May 26, 2020
Local arts agencies—arts councils, arts commissions, cultural affairs departments—lead, cultivate, and support an environment in which arts and culture can thrive. They ensure vibrant and accessible arts experiences for all. LAAs are an essential tool for local leaders as they work to rebuild their economy and promote social cohesion in the wake of COVID-19.
Why the Arts Matter in South Dakota
South Dakota Art Facts 4/2021