Arts Crossing Borders

In partnership with USF Health, USF Contemporary Art Museum’s Art In Health program explores intersections between the arts and healthcare. The collection demonstrates Guy’s and St Thomas’ longstanding commitment towards transforming the healthcare environment; indeed it is through the collection that our commitment to arts and heritage began. Students hear about assessment and diagnostic practices, their strengths and limitations, and about traditions of evaluation and research methods ranging from medical to social sciences. Our students undertake projects in a broad range of media, alongside the study of concepts and theories that inform arts, health and wellbeing practice and research. The arts, including music, dance, theatre, visual arts and writing, are increasingly recognised as having the potential to support health and wellbeing. Promoting the role of the arts within the health and social care sectors and among the general public. Subscriber Newsletter with calls for papers, inside news, conference and event info.

The policy and strategy was developed following a period of consultation and research with the arts and health sector, which included Vital Signs , a series of arts and health events that took place in October 2009. In 2015, ACT Health and artsACT jointly commissioned an independent evaluation of the arts program at the Canberra Hospital as a pilot project. The Trust supports projects that develop and improve the knowledge, understanding and appreciation of the fine arts.arts and health

To attend the symposium, to meet those involved, and to find out more about it and to contribute to the wider debate around arts, health and wellbeing. Arts and Health East will occasionally send out emails about events and news about arts and health activities in the East of England. Community-engaged artists and those working with seniors seek support for their work in community partnership towards wellness through the arts. The process began in Durban, South Africa, with the Siyazama women being interviewed by FRONT.

To create a supportive environment for community-engaged arts practices and increase their use within health environments and centres for community programming. To be eligible to apply, the lead applicant needs to be Arts Council funded, or have presented work to the public through ACE programmes. Tight Modern 2016: Call for artists As Nicholas Serota joins Arts Council England as it’s new chair, it good to see that Tight Modern has a shout out for marginalised and disabled artists. Craft Research aims to actively promote and strengthen this future-oriented role of the crafts.arts and health

This programme is all about improving engagement with the creative arts by older people across the UK, with the associated benefits to general health and wellbeing which such participation brings. The first call of the Journal for Research in Textiles and Textile Design explored what research in this wide field may encompass and began to establish a platform for textile research. Instead, our intent is to summarize current knowledge about the connection between art and health, identify the most compelling next steps for investigation, and generate further interest in researching the complexities of art and health. Parts of the brain secrete hormone during art activities which foster better health.arts and health