An upcoming one-day conference at The Lightbox in Woking will explore some of the relationships between, on the one hand, the appreciation and creation of artworks (and art projects in general) and, on the other hand, mental health and wellbeing.
There has been a growing recognition and research evidence of the impact of attachments on human development, particularly from the field of Neuroscience. This conference will introduce concepts and evidence from this field and focus on the role of art in this process. Possible implications for art therapy practice and research will also be introduced. This conference aims to be of interest to art therapists, artists in health, psychologists, psychotherapists, counsellors and other professionals within health, social care and education.
This one-day conference, organised by the Audience Agency and Valuing Older People at Manchester City Council and funded by the Baring Foundation,will include presentations and discussions on:
working with men
working with people with dementia
developing the Manchester Cultural Offer for older people
Nottingham City Council's approach to arts and older people
There will also be a Market Place of information stalls.
This two-day conference in November 2013 aims to return human experience to the centre of medical discussion by bringing scholars of the body from across the arts, humanities, and social sciences together with medical and surgical practitioners from the National Health Service. In engaging with the human body from a wide range of perspectives, this conference will explore the ways in which understandings, experiences, and representations of the body beyond the traditional medical sphere might inform healing and healthcare.
Culture, Health and Wellbeing – the international conference organized by Arts and Health South West opens today in Bristol. The conference will seek to inform international perspectives on: Healthy and Creative Ageing; Global Health Inequalities and Culture; Culture and the Social Determinants of Wellbeing.
This Arts Marketing Association (AMA) conference will seek to share success stories from a diverse range of people who have significantly changed the game for their organisation – whether by dramatically raising earned income, reaching new target groups, deepening engagement or transforming the impact that their company has for their communities.
This will be the first in a series of Nordoff Robbins Plus Conferences. The series aims to provide multi-disciplinary and cross institutional thinking and each conference will be organised in conjunction with another institution.
Conference themes this year are the therapeutic museum, which will feature sessions on how museums can contribute to happiness and wellbeing; tomorrow’s world, which will explore how museums can plan and shape successful futures; and the emotional museum, which will look at how institutions are moving away from dispassionate approaches to display.
Keynote speakers include Ricardo Brodsky, director of the Museum of Memory and Human Rights in Chile, and Lucy Worsley, writer, broadcaster and chief curator at Historic Royal Palaces.
As part of the Holloway Arts Festival, Rowan Arts is organising a one-day conference for anyone who is interested in the question ‘Are the Arts for Everyone?’ The day is aimed at a wide range of artists, community activists, arts managers, producers and educators. The majority of the conference will allow for active participation in group discussions.
Time: 9.45am - 4.45pm
Venue: London Metropolitan University, The Rocket Entrance, North Campus, 166-220 Holloway Road, N7 8DB
Tickets: £45 / £25 (concession)
The Culture Health & Wellbeing conference 2013 is being organised by Arts & Health South West in collaboration with the Royal Society for Public Health on behalf of the National Alliance for Arts, Health and Wellbeing.
The conference will aim to inform international perspectives on:
• Healthy and Creative Ageing
• Global Health Inequalities and Culture
• Culture and the Social Determinants of Wellbeing