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As of 9.13.2021 Snow Pond Center for the Arts is requiring proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test at all indoor events. Masks recommended.  Details here.

     There are many reasons to make arts engagement opportunities more accessible in rural communities. Evidence gained from scientific research conducted throughout the past two decades indicates the important effect that music and the arts have on human growth and development, and how they improve, not only critical thinking, but social and emotional skills as well. This is true for people of all ages and backgrounds. Engaging within the arts, whether by experiencing it or creating it, has been shown to lower stress and improve memory and empathy. Importantly, participating in the arts also fosters community, as diverse participants build and share experiences together.

 The Arts, Culinary, Dance, Theater, Visual, Music

 

Community Community:  By interweaving the arts into the fabric of a community, rural towns are able to attract and retain diverse talent, increase civic engagement, improve community cohesiveness and promote economic growth.
Academics Academics:  Students who are engaged in the arts are 4X more likely to demonstrate improved academic performances in math, reading and writing.
Decision Making Decision Making:  The arts strengthen critical thinking skills in students of all ages, such as problem-solving, teamwork, communication and open-mindedness.
 Preservation of PlacePreservation of Place:  When citizens are engaged in the arts a community becomes a better place to live, work, and play.

 

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KVCC Logo Cleaned Up Dec 2015 by MinutemanSigns HIGH RES 100x100Snow Pond Center for the Arts campus is a lovely hidden gem that brings our region so much arts and culture with their concerts, students, and amazing staff! - - Katie Daugherty, President/CEO, Kennebec Valley Chamber

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