Art provides young people from all backgrounds with positivity, engagement, improved relationships, a sense of accomplishment, meaning and a connection to the world around them. At a time when students increasingly struggle with low levels of wellbeing, the arts are one essential avenue for improving wellbeing and fostering a durable sense of community in schools.
Social activities and interaction help allay major challenges within communities and
Art helps boost confidence and make us feel more engaged and resilient and connected, no matter our background or story. While World Bridge Foundation’s work has proven this time and again, the finding is not just anecdotal: countless studies have shown that art engagement alleviates anxiety, depression and stress.