The relationship between art and humanity goes back to the origins of civilization. Museums have become places where endless collections of art and artifacts tell the history of time, humankind, cities, and thousands of other stories about cultures and societies. The role of the museum has evolved throughout the years, taking various forms and scales, one of which is the modern-day art gallery.
The importance of art and culture in contemporary cities and neighborhoods is indisputable, however, there are various roles galleries play in introducing art and culture into everyday life. Why are these spaces valuable for communities? How do these galleries foster emerging artists? How can galleries revitalize neighborhoods?