The Art of Good Health and Wellbeing 5th Annual International Arts and Health Conference will take place in Sydney from 12 – 14 November 2013 in the Art Gallery of New South Wales and College of Fine Arts (COFA), University of NSW. Early Bird Registrations close on 24 September 2013 and registrations limited to 250 delegates.

Three Full Days of Knowledge Exchange, Advocacy, Shared Experiences, Making Connections, Renewed and New Friendships, Enlightenment, Inspiration.
Tuesday 12 November 2013 at the Art Gallery of NSW
Plenary presentations by leading international and Australian authorities on Creative Ageing, supported by the NSW Ministerial Advisory Committee on Ageing and the NSW Office for Ageing, Department of Family and Community Services.
Wednesday 13 November 2013 at the Art Gallery of NSW
Morning plenary presentations on Arts and Health Programmes and Research in Hospitals, Communities, Local Government and International Collaborations. Afternoon participatory arts based workshops in the Gallery, led by AGNSW’s Access Programs team, and supported by members of the Education teams from the National Gallery of Victoria and the National Gallery of Australia, Canberra. Explore art making with an ipad, take part in workshops demonstrating the use of the visual arts and poetry in programs for people with dementia, learn about Aboriginal culture, participate in education sessions for the health professions and discover the artist within through experiential art-making activities. 
Thursday 14 November 2013 at COFA (College of Fine Arts), University of NSW, Oxford Street, Paddington
A full day of presentations and workshops on arts and health programs, evaluation and research in primary and acute care, community health, children’s services, mental health, disability, Aboriginal communities, creative ageing, dementia care, palliative care. Closing conference celebration, with Light Rhythm Plays – Interactive sound and light instruments by Penrith Council and Illuminart.
To register, log on to and either register online or download the registration form pdf.
Full three day conference registration fee $895 incl GST
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