The Arts Expand Connectedness

The arts can offer us a glimpse into the vulnerability and human side of others and help us defeat the discouraging divisions we often experience in today’s world. No matter how we choose to engage with the arts, our involvement helps us to see and hear and feel things that may have previously left us disconnected and untouched.

“Art helps us identify with one another and expands our notion of we – from the local to the global.” ~ Olafur Eliasson, “Icelandic–Danish artist known for sculptured and large-scale installation art employing elemental materials such as light, water, and air temperature to enhance the viewer’s experience.”

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