(Edited by Helen Jury and Ali Coles, Jessica Kingsley Publishers)
Online book launch
Thursday 13th October 2022
7.30 – 8.30pm GMT+1 via Zoom
Please join us to hear about innovative and exciting art psychotherapy work from around the globe, meet the contributors, ask questions, and celebrate with us. Speakers include Dr Girija Kaimal (President, American Art Therapy Association), Helen Jury and Ali Coles (book co-editors), and chapter authors.
To register for this free event, please click here: https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZIlceCtpjsjEtCwqfVtwnMJwyjT4Efn1Zxr You will then be sent joining instructions nearer the time
Museums and the futures we want: https://museumguide2020.ru/en#concept
“Museums as Therapeutic Resources” chaired by Nana Zhvitiashvili: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S7ZIcPaGqQg
UC Davis Health, Crocker Art Museum seek participants for new online study
For more information click here
Mental Health Awareness audio tour
Research is taking place into best practices regarding arts and museum interventions with a focus on pain management, loneliness and social isolation. The research is being conducted by Ian Koebner of the University of California’s Davis School of Medicine and Helen Chatterjee of University College London, in collaboration with the Culture, Health and Wellbeing Alliance and the RSPH SIG Arts and Health.
Pathways to Wellbeing: exploring the role of museums in supporting mental health
University of Leicester
Examining the unique aspects of the museum experience to understand how museums can support mental wellbeing and mental health. Focusing on the specific affective, social, spatial and material characteristics of museums.
Materiality and the use of objects in art psychotherapy and museums
Thursday, 3rd October 2019, 12 – 5 pm
Talk by art psychotherapist Helen Jury
Talk and tour to the Wallace Collection and creative art making session
The Museums Change Lives Awards are now open for entries.
For further information click here
The MAGSIG Autumn Meeting took place on October 29th, 2016 at the BAAT offices in London. The Code of Practice was discussed as well as ways in which the profile of the MaGSIG can be raised. A research proposal has been suggested to members of the MaGSIG. Please see meeting minutes for more details (magsig-minutes-29-10-16)
This week is National Museums and Wellbeing WEEK.
Events, Activities and Inspiration showcasing projects can be found here. BAAT will also be posting projects that MAGSIG members are involved in on their Facebook page for each day of the week!