Events archive

Collaborative opportunities for researchers and practitioners, London - Feb–July 2016

The Cultural Institute and Breathe Arts Health Research are launching a new programme to explore how the arts can enhance health and wellbeing in clinical and care settings.

Museums for Health & Wellbeing week, 29 Feb–6 March

Showcasing the inspiring work from museums across the UK, the week will be launched with a roundtable on Museums and Health for the All Party Parliamentary Working Group on Arts & Health.

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Get Creative Networking – 12 February 2016

What Next? And the BBC is organising a series of events to help organisations find out more about the Get Creative campaign and Get Creative Day.

Art and Wellbeing: the growing impact of arts on health – 23 February 2016

London School of Economics is hosting a seminar looking at how engagement with the arts can increase wellbeing, with individual talks from science journalist Vivienne Parry and health economist David McDaid.

Inspiring Creativity 2016 – 3 February 2015

Cambridge Community Arts is offering a day of creative training for practitioners interested in leading workshops in community and corporate settings.

The day offers artists the opportunity to

Arts and health showcase – 5 February 2016

A showcase for health commissioners of 24 arts in health programmes will take place at the Royal Festival Hall, London on 5 February.

Alongside demonstrations of different organisations’ practice there will be contributions from the Secretary of State for Health, Chair of NHS England, Chair of Arts Council England and Public Health England’s Director of Health and Wellbeing.

Mental health and the arts – 6 and 7 February 2016

The Southbank Centre is hosting a weekend festival about mental health and the arts featuring music, talks and performance.

The new Changing Minds festival aims to ask what the arts can do to open up a conversation about mental health and supporting the healing process.

The Art of Bedlam: Richard Dadd – until 6 February 2016

Bethlem Museum of the Mind is exhibiting a major retrospective of Victorian artist Richard Dadd (1817-1886), who created a significant amount of work while detained as a 'criminal lunatic' at Bethlem Royal Hospital.