Visual Arts have a strong influence on the development of society. Creative thinking for social change can come from politicians, economists or business leaders just as it can come from musicians, journalists and visual artists. Not only do the visual arts provide pleasure and creative inspiration, but they also help foster dialogue and bring important issues to the public eye.
Art can have amazing power to foster collaboration between different societies. Art is powerful in its simplicity, it can convey ideas across classes and culture due to its lack of reliance on language or written language. This makes it one of the most powerful tools of communication.
Art can be a powerful way to bring communities together. Art also has the capacity to heal, as therapeutic art is now commonly used to alleviate psychological trauma.