National Centre for Arts and Health, Tallaght University Hospital
The National Centre for Arts and Health at Tallaght University Hospital aims to improve the hospital experience for patients and visitors, to build positive links with the local community and to make the arts accessible to patients who cannot access traditional venues.
National Map: Singing For Health Groups in Ireland
A national map documenting all Singing for Health and Wellbeing groups in the Republic of Ireland hosted on the Sing Ireland website. The database is a unique collaboration between Sing Ireland and the Music Therapy Department at the University of Limerick.
Réalta is the National Body for Arts + Health in Ireland. Established in 2023, Réalta is founded on decades of pioneering arts and health practice as Waterford Healing Arts Trust and the knowledge gathered under the national arts and health website (artsandhealth.ie). Réalta is based at the Centre for Arts + Health in University Hospital Waterford.
Arts Culture Health and Wellbeing Scotland
Arts Culture Health and Wellbeing Scotland (ACHWS) is an active network providing information and support for anyone working across arts and culture, health and wellbeing in Scotland. The network is open for anyone to join, including artists, organisations, healthcare providers and researchers.
Arts for Health
Arts for Health at Manchester Metropolitan University is the longest established organisation of its kind, with specialism in research, advocacy and development across the UK and internationally. It works with a broad coalition of partners to better understand the impact of creativity, culture and the arts on health and wellbeing.
Arts Health Early Career Research Network (ECRN)
Established in the UK in 2017 to bring together early career researchers across the globe working on projects that lie at the intersection of the arts, humanities, health and medicine. If you are a graduate student, a researcher within eight years of receiving your PhD or an early-career professional working in research or evaluation, you can join for free.
Australian Centre for Arts and Health (ACAH)
The Australian Centre for Arts and Health (ACAH) is a not-for-profit health promotion charity with DGR status. The mission of ACAH is to promote and develop the application of creativity and the arts for health and quality of life outcomes for all people in Australia, regardless of age, race, gender or religious or political persuasion.
Be Extra is a Centre for Wellbeing in the Arts run by artists and creatives in the UK. A non-profit organisation founded in 2020, Be Extra provides support for those working in, or who hope to enter, creative fields. The centre promotes self-care through creativity and provides courses to support the unique struggles of those within creative industries.
Le Pont des Arts
Le Pont des Arts in Belgium is a multi-disciplinary children’s arts and health organisation. Founded in 1992, six artists trained in the disciplines of music, singing, storytelling, dance, visual arts and circus, operate in the pediatric departments of hospitals in the Brussels Region.
Repository for Arts and Health Resources (UK
This site is for anyone interested in the field of arts, health and wellbeing, but particularly academics and researchers; policy-makers in central and local government; health and social care managers, and creative arts professionals engaged directly in using their artistic skills in healthcare and community settings to support health and wellbeing.
Sidney De Haan Research Centre for Arts and Health
The Sidney De Haan Research Centre for Arts and Health is based in Canterbury Christ Church University. The Centre is committed to researching the potential value of music, and other participative arts activities, in the promotion of wellbeing and health of individuals and communities, and continues to build the case for Singing on Prescription.