The second ‘Cultural Heritage for Mental Health’ international conference will take place in Ghent, Belgium on 10-11 December 2020. This conference seeks to promote learning, discussion and debate around interventions within cultural heritage aimed at improving the wellbeing of people recovering from mental health difficulties or people in a vulnerable situation.

The programme has three strands:

  • Thinking Through Making
  • Green Spaces of Care
  • Textual Healing

Call for contributors
Proposals are sought from people working on creative, innovative or out-off-the-box projects that meet the conference themes. Proposals can take the form of presentations or workshops.

Deadline: 1 February 2020

For further information on the call and how to submit see:

Cultural Heritage for Mental Health is hosted by FARO the Flemish interface centre for cultural heritage, Museum Dr. Guislain and Iedereen Leest. 


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