English PEN is hosting an event to explore the relationship between language, literature and dementia.
Head, Hand, Head is a new theatre piece exploring mental distress. The one woman show by Laura Dean will be performed at Battersea Arts Centre in March and draws on Laura’s own experiences of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder.
The Romantic Disease: An Artistic Investigation of Tuberculosis is a solo exhibition by artist Anna Dumitriu, of installations and sculptures made with strains of mycobacteria, transformed historical artefacts, and textiles that expose the complex history of Tuberculosis (TB) and our responses t
The Museums Association is holding a seminar to explore the ways in which museums can contribute to health and wellbeing. Hosted at The Discovery Centre in Newcastle, will examine funding opportunities and look at research and evaluation of wellbeing programmes in museums.
Patients from St Christopher’s Hospice are currently creating art influenced by a new exhibition at the Royal Academy of Arts which explores architecture’s role in our lives.
A day-long conference event is being mounted by the Birmingham Centre for Art Therapy to discuss similarities and differences between therapy and therapeutic approaches in arts and health practice.
A one-day conference supported by Tate Modern will bring together clinical and non-clinical speakers to examine the myths that persist in the field of psychosis and the arts.
Dementia Pathfinders is offering a one day course on Circle Dance in Dementia. The training aims to enable staff to provide their own movement and music sessions with their service users.
The Rayne Foundation has established a group of arts organisations which are already being commissioned/contracted by the NHS and/or local authority social care services.
In 2014, Bristol-based Willis Newson is running several professional development courses in arts and health.
Creative Dementia Arts Network is hosting its third annual conference focusing on dementia practice development for creative practitioners and dementia awareness for museum and gallery educators.
Tamalpa UK is now accepting registrations for its forthcoming Level 1 training programme in movement based expressive arts. The programme starts on the 10th April 2014, deadline for applications is the 7th March 2014.
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.
‘Tight Modern happens every two years. It’s a touring miniature replica of London’s iconic Tate Modern Gallery and showcases 60 marginalised artists in what we believe is the world’s smallest temporary gallery.
Over the next two months, artist Martha Orbach will be running a series of arts workshops for people who have a brother or sister with mental illness.