Guest Column: Arts are a tool for a healthier, more vibrant Memphis

By , Guest Columnist Published: April 05, 2024 4:00 AM CT
Elizabeth Cawein
Guest Columnist

Elizabeth Cawein

Elizabeth Cawein is the founder and director of Music Export Memphis, a nonprofit export office for Memphis music. She is an adjunct professor of Music Urbanism at Rhodes College, a programmer/DJ on WYXR 91.7 FM and a national speaker on issues of music, culture and urban development.


“An intentional focus on our cultural economy from the top can be a gamechanger for our city. Let us finally embrace and profit from this rich natural resource the way other cities have – off of our artists, our creators, our backs – for years.”


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