HuffPost Arts & Culture has a great roundup of ways that the arts are helping the community in Charleston, NC heal in the wake of the shooting at the Emanuel AME Church:
“People use creativity to make sense of all of this. They use the arts to express these deep emotions of sorrow and pain and loss,” Zommer said. “The arts can do that. They can help us heal.” From designers and dancers in Charleston’s tight-knit creative community to musicians who live hundreds of miles away, artists have addressed the killings. Their work…shows how art helps us survive and strengthen amid tragedy.
Medium is featuring an illustrated guide to the Creative Advantage program in Seattle, a program designed to boost arts education in the city: