Why does keeping the Arts in classrooms seem like an insurmountable problem? The paradox is clear... 1. Money does NOT equal a great classroom experience and presumed
success for students. 2. Money (and Time) is the primary reason the Arts get cut...
since Time=Money. So, why is there a problem and what can we do? Some of our answers need to address the logistical reasons for eliminating the Arts from classrooms, but must also confront the cultural reasons. First, we can be
In order to survive and thrive, the Arts must not be viewed by consumers as something only experienced at the end of the work day/week when there is extra time and money. Arts organizations need to use their innate creativity to find ways of strengthening connection and relevance to every day community life. At the same time as younger donors are clearly looking to support causes, many in the Arts are still caught up in the old justification; the best reason they can offer t