Upcoming events

Fragmentary - 24 May 2016

A discussion event looking at the relationship between emotion, mental health and photography. Artist Daniel Regan will examine the dual perspectives of both clinicians and the artist as a mental health service user.

Creative commissioning for better outcomes, seminars nationwide - 16 March–17 May

A series of events in partnership with Public Health England, Local Government Association, Royal Society for Public Health, Arts Council England.

Emerging exhibition, Maudsley Hospital Long Gallery – 14 Feb-27 May 2016

Admission: Free Venue: The Long Gallery, Maudsley Hospital, Denmark Hill, SE5 8AZ w: sarahcphotography.co.uk

States of Mind – ongoing

The Wellcome Collection has unveiled an exhibition bringing together artists, psychologists, philosophers and neuroscientists to investigate the terrain between consciousness and unconsciousness.

Art as Research in Learning & Teaching International Conference 2016 – submissions deadline 1 June 2016

A three-day international conference aimed at researchers and lecturers in higher education and practitioner-facilitators, particularly in the fields of arts, humanities and wellbeing. 31 August–2 September University of Wolverhampton, Telford Innovation Campus, United Kingdom

Call for abstracts: Encountering Pain conference, London – deadline 18 March 2016

Abstracts are invited from individuals or groups responding to the general theme of communicating and/or encountering pain. These may be conventional conference presentations and posters, visual arts or interactive sessions.

International Conference on Culture, Health and Wellbeing - June 2017

The second international conference is coming to Bristol UK on June 19, 20 and 21 2017.

Radical Craft: Alternative Ways of Making – 12 March - 12 June 2016

Outside In’s fourth triennial open exhibition features work by renowned historical and contemporary artists associated with the field of outsider art alongside work from Outside In artists selected from submissions to an open call.

Dance, Music and Dementia Masterclass - 17 June 2016

This experiential masterclass in Sheffield will show how music, movement and dance can help participants develop a person-centred improvisatory approach to supporting people living with dementia.

Youtopia – 15 February - 25 June 2016

Bethlem Museum of the Mind, Beckenham is hosting an exhibition juxtaposing Thomas More’s vision of Utopia with objects which explore the concept of dystopia. 

Training for clinicians - 30 June 2016

LAHF is offering a short introductory course for doctors, allied health professionals and nurses interested in learning more about the potential of the arts to impact on health.

Singing for Better Breathing taster sessions: Guy’s Hospital, and Medway – May & June 2016

Informal taster sessions to explore whether singing can support people with asthma and COPD. 1. Guy’s Hospital (asthma) Every Thursday in May and June 2016, 10.30-11.00 in the Asthma Clinic; 11.15-12.00 in Atrium 1

Encountering Pain: hearing, seeing, speaking - 1 & 2 July 2016

A free two-day live event and international conference at University College London this summer will bring together pain patients, healthcare professionals, academics and artists to share insights and generate new knowledge on pain and its communication. The conference aims to:

Streets of London participatory music – Autumn 2015–Spring 2016

A participatory music programme for people with mental health issues

Movement, dance and the neurodegenerative condition - 5 July 2016

The Royal Society for Public Health is hosting a webinar focusing on Movement, Dance and the Neurodegenerative Condition.