In turbulent times, the young need the arts more than ever

Disruptions caused by the pandemic should not diminish the importance of arts education

While it is tempting to relegate the arts to the periphery when other urgent priorities loom, that would be a mistake.ST PHOTO: KUA CHEE SIONG

For years, I would take my literature class out for annual learning journeys to the National Gallery Singapore.

Most of the class would never have stepped into the Gallery and some would never even have heard of it.

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