Making Arts Education Stronger in South Carolina

  September 13 - 19 is National Arts in Education week.  A time when we all can take a step back and appreciate the role the arts have played in our own educational development, and how the arts can be used to improve the education of our future generations.  In our own state of South Carolina, … Continue reading Making Arts Education Stronger in South Carolina

Gov. Nikki Haley Vetoes Arts Education Funding

Update, July 7: The SC Senate voted 33-3 to OVERRIDE Veto #21. $1 million more in recurring funds for arts education is returned to the state budget, the veto is defeated in both Chambers. Update, July 6: The SC House voted 102-16 to OVERRIDE Veto #21. The veto now heads to the SC Senate on … Continue reading Gov. Nikki Haley Vetoes Arts Education Funding

Gentrification & the Arts

No one in the arts field wants gentrification. [Correction, almost no one wants gentrification. I once was in a meeting where someone said, "This area will be great once it gets gentrified." I was floored. That guy is the exception.] Gentrification is an easy concept to understand, but it's hard to admit when it's happening. … Continue reading Gentrification & the Arts