Manchester School of Art is currently accepting applications for a new course, the MA Arts, Health and Social Change (beginning September 2020). The course brings those working in or interested in developing their skills in arts, health and social change together to learn from leaders in the field in the context of research and practice.
Creating Healthy Communities: Arts + Public Health in America is an initiative of the University of Florida Center for Arts in Medicine and ArtPlace America. A recent white paper published as part of this initiative presents a case for why cross-sector collaboration is critically needed to address the complex issues that limit health in the US. Read More
The World Health Organisation (WHO) launched its first report on the evidence base for arts and health interventions in November 2019. The Health Evidence Network (HEN) synthesis report maps the global academic literature, referencing over 900 publications, including 200 reviews covering over 3000 further studies. As such, the report is the most comprehensive evidence review of arts and health to date. Read More
Are you connected with the arts in palliative care? Are you an artist, project lead, programme coordinator or health professional who professionally engages with patients using the arts in palliative care? Ulster University is leading a research project in collaboration with the University of Florida Center for Arts in Medicine to better understand arts practices provided for patients in palliative care in international contexts. Read More
Tallaght University Hospital recently launched The Sky’s the Limit, a permanent installation of colourful hot air balloons floating above the volunteer coffee shop in the hospital atrium. The artwork was created as part of a collaborative arts and health project with TUH patients and staff and members of the local community. Read More