A panel of artists, curators, clinicians and academics are taking part in a discussion of the issues generated by the concept of “outsider art”.
The All Party Parliamentary Group on Wellbeing is running a series of events aimed at producing a report looking at how government policy can improve wellbeing.
Dulwich Picture Gallery will play host to a free recital of songs inspired by old master paintings with performance partners English Touring Opera and Royal College of Music. The evening’s entertainment has been composed and will be performed by people with dementia and their carers.
Patrice Moor is the current artist in residence at the Royal College of Physicians (RCP). In November she will be exhibiting a selection of paintings inspired by the College’s Medicinal Garden. The RCP began its garden artist-in-residence programme in 2010.
‘Tom Shakespeare: Incarnate’ is an exhibition of writer, performer and disability arts campaigner Tom Shakespeare’s Incarnate triptych on display in the Studio at Pallant House Gallery from 3 December 2013 – 5 January 2014.
Leeds Metropolitan University and Utrecht University, Netherlands are organising an international conference examining models of participatory arts practice, the values that underpin these, and their social and political impact.
This training course and apprenticeship scheme will be of interest to arts practitioners, community arts workers, occupational and arts therapists, group workers, reminiscence practitioners, and staff from health and social care services who are interested and/or experienced in positive approach
Actor and performance artist Mat Fraser will present a live evening performance journeying through the history of disability.
rb&hArts is offering a half-day workshop focused on setting up singing programmes in healthcare settings on Monday 20th January, 1-5pm.
UCLH Arts will be exhibiting ‘An idea of happiness’, a collection of new works by 20 artists responding to the theme of happiness. The exhibition opens on 21 November in University College London Hospitals Street Gallery and continues until 22 January 2014.
The 8th World Congress on Mental Health, entitled Mental Wellbeing in All Policies, will take place in London next September. The conference has issued a call for papers with a particular emphasis on non-medical approaches to generating wellbeing.
ICAPT is hosting an evening of presentations and discussions by emerging and established researchers in arts psychotherapies and arts in health.
‘Patients As People’, the result of a collaborative art project between a surgeon, an artist and patients is now on show in a public exhibition at the Royal London Hospital in east London.
The American Global Alliance for Arts in Health has announced the official dates for its 2014 conference Enhancing Lives Through Arts and Health. Hosted by Texas Children's Hospital, it will take place in Houston, Texas, April 9 – 12, 2014.