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Upcoming book explores art therapy in museums and galleries

Art Therapy in Museums and Galleries: Reframing Practice, the first book to explore and evaluate the potential of museum and gallery spaces and partnerships for art therapy, is to be published on 21 February.

Edited by Ali Coles and Helen Jury, the book contains clinical narratives and reflections on art therapy in museums and galleries internationally.  Case studies from around the globe encompass a broad range of client groups, and the collection reviews key literature and research, considering the wider perspectives on how these spaces inform therapeutic practice. 

WHO project on arts and health wins global award

Resources created to promote inclusion in music-making

The Youth Music Network has launched tools and guidance, blogs and case studies to help break down barriers to music-making, created by the Alliance for a Musically Inclusive England

Australian report champions the value of a rich cultural life

A report from Australian independent think-tank A New Approach has added to the growing body of evidence that demonstrates the health benefits of arts and culture

Call for contributions to the International Conference Cultural Heritage for Mental Health 2

FARO, Museum Dr. Guislain and Iedereen Leest are teaming up to deliver the second International Conference Cultural Heritage for Mental Health 2 in Belgium on 10-11 December 2020

Nordic Journal of Arts, Culture and Health launches

Scandinavian University Press has published the first issue of an open access journal which provides a platform for publication and debate in the interdisciplinary field of arts and culture in healthcare and health promotion. The Nordic Journal of Arts, Culture and Health aims to

WHO report releases global evidence on role of the arts in improving health and wellbeing

The World Health Organisation has released a report consolidating global evidence on the role of the arts in improving health and wellbeing, with a particular focus on the WHO European Region

Research reveals positive effects of online creativity projects on wellbeing

64 Million Artists, the organisation behind The January Challenge, have revealed the clinical research results into their online creativity projects

White paper highlights value of arts and culture for improving communities’ health and wellbeing

The University of Florida’s Center for Arts in Medicine and ArtPlace America has released the white paper, Creating Healthy Communities through Cross-sector Collaboration

Paintings in Hospitals and National Gallery bring Artemisia Gentileschi masterpiece to GP surgery

Paintings in Hospitals has partnered with the National Gallery to bring a rare painting by Artemisia Gentileschi, the most famous female painter of the 17th century, to Pocklington Group Practice in East Yorkshire...


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