This week (12 – 16/03/2018) is Museums and Wellbeing Week. To celebrate watch the webinar presented by Ali Coles here. The theme will be Working with Art Therapists: What is museum-based Art Therapy? What can Art Therapists bring to museum health and wellbeing projects? Ali is a Lecturer in Art Psychotherapy, University of South Wales and Art Psychotherapist, 2gether NHS Foundation Trust.
An alliance of cultural organisations from across England launches a new national body to develop and promote the role of arts and culture in supporting the country’s health and wellbeing (launched 13 March 2018).
The Culture, Health and Wellbeing Alliance is a new national organisation for all who believe in the value of cultural engagement and participation for health and wellbeing. It will advocate for the work, provide training, resources and events, and develop understanding of how participating in cultural activities can help individual and community health and wellbeing.
To find out more and to join the new Alliance, please visit: www.culturehealthandwellbeing.org.uk