As Director of Education at the Art Center, I’m delighted Director Jeff Fleming invited me to contribute the opening remarks for this newsletter. The message I’m sharing brings to mind this passage by the celebrated children’s author Philip Pullman, “We say, correctly, that every child has a right to food and shelter, to education, to medical treatment, and so on. We must understand that every child has a right to the experience of culture. We must fully understand that without stories and poems and pictures and music, children will starve.” This belief is a driving force in our work at the Art Center and as such, I’m very pleased to introduce you to our new Entirely Kids initiative.
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