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for NC Arts Vol. 1 Issue 2, Jan 1985
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The importance of the arts is a topic of debate in North Carolina. While there are many valuable public utilities, art is also a good investment for a healthy and prosperous state. The North Carolina Arts Council is increasing their efforts to get the arts supported by state government, business and industry.
Managing the Arts is an intense, two-week management development program designed specifically for leaders of arts organizations. The program is offered by the Business School at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and concentrates on strategy, long-range planning, and issues in arts administration.
High Point CART (Community Artist Residency Training) program held performances of four classical artists at several businesses, including the Harris and Covington Hosiery Mill. The performances have helped to reduce workplace pressure, improve employee morale, and gain publicity across North Carolina.
In towns across North Carolina, the arts are becoming big business in communities with well-developed cultural programs. The arts have the potential to improve the local economy through urban revitalization projects.