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Arts and Culture Aren't an Elitist Extravagance. They’re Essential to American Life.

Arts and culture aren’t “out there” and just for an elite part of the population.  They are closer and more immediate and personal than most people give them credit for being.  

Building Stronger Communities through the Arts

Main Street America Network sees the arts as an integral part of building stronger communities, from small to large, urban to rural.

Bennington Arts Vibrancy is Deeply Rooted

Bennington, Vermont, community leaders share insights into what makes it such a unique arts vibrant place.

Santa Fe Mayor on Arts Vibrancy: Culture Defines Santa Fe

Santa Fe ranked high on our list of most arts-vibrant cities in the country. Mayor Javier Gonzales shares what, in his opinion, fostered a sustained vibrancy in the city.