Our mission at the Winkler Gallery and Art Education Center is to act as a catalyst for arts education in our region.
Our founding artists are great examples of the possibilities of an art career regardless of where you come from.
The quotes below are some of our favorites. We hope they will help inspire more patrons to take arts education and buying art locally serious.
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"Art helps us see connections & brings a more coherent meaning to our world." - Earnest Boyer, President, Carnegie Foundation
"Logic will get your from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere." -Albert Einstein
"For anyone to grow up complete, art is imperative." -Paul Harvey
"Art is the most intense mode of individualism that the world has ever known." -Oscar Wilde
"Great art picks up where nature ends." -Marc Chagall
"The future belongs to young people with an education and the imagination to create." -President Barack Obama
"Science and art equally are expressions of man's marvelous plasticity of mind." -Jacob Bronowski, scientist, formerly of the Salk Institute
"Art has the potential to unify. It can speak in many languages without a translator. " - Barbara Jordan, Former Texas Congresswoman
"Politicians don't bring people together. Artists do." -Richard Daley, Former Mayor of Chicago
"The arts are the best insurance policy a city can take on itself." -Woody Dumas, former Mayor of Baton Rouge
"Creativity will be the currency of the 21st century." -Gerald Gordon, Ph.D, President/CEO, Fairfax County (Virginia) Economic Development Authority
"The arts and sciences have a primary claim to the encouragement of every lover of his country and mankind." -George Washington
"Especially in difficult economic times, the arts are essential." -Maria Shriver, Award-Winning Journalist and Author
"Life without industry is guilt; industry without art is brutality." -John Rushkin
"Music, dance, painting, and theater are all keys that unlock profound human understanding and accomplishment." -William Bennett, Former US Secretary of Education
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