Why it’s important to support social art March 19, 2013 Categories: Blog Why it’s important to support social art Social art is a political act, a conscious effort to facilitate and participate in social change. If we want respect, love and beauty among us and others, we must actively promote it through our art. What’s more, the arts act as a solution to all kinds of problems. Arts integrated school curricula improves academic performance and discipline. The arts can revitalize neighborhoods and promote economic prosperity. Participation in the arts improves physical and psychological well-being. The arts can provide a catalyst for the creation of social capital and the attainment of important community goals. In other words, art makes us better people.