21 Benefits of an Arts Education

For many decades an arts education was often looked down upon in career-minded western societies. Seen as ‘lesser,’ or at worst, a waste of time, recent years have seen more research and appreciation into how vital a little creativity is in our lives. Human beings are complex creatures with more to offer than simply working away and paying taxes. A common misconception is that enjoying the arts is something to do for fun or merely to pass the time. Such attitudes aren’t only condescending but also ignore the vast benefits the arts can have on mental health for adults and the incredible formative benefits it can have on children.  Click here to check out 21 beautiful benefits of an arts education.