Art is rejuvenating to the soul, whether you are painting your first landscape in front of the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco, or appreciating modern street art in New Jersey.
Art isn’t always the first thing developers think about when it comes to revitalizing a city. But in Newark and many other cities, art plays an important role in rebuilding communities.
This is not necessarily art on a stage or in a museum. It could be art on the street.
The Newark Mural Arts program has constructed more than 20 murals across the city.
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Image by California photographer Elliot Margolies (Flickr with CC license)