The UK is a world leader in health and the arts. Interest in involving the arts in health improvement is growing rapidly.
Aesop and the Canterbury Christ Church University’s Faculty of Health and Wellbeing have identified continuing professional development as a key factor in the future of arts in health. They are working together to create the ‘Aesop Institute’ training initiative.
Initial market research has revealed that many see the Institute as important and timely. Potential benefits include: B
- greater appreciation of the roles the arts can play in health and wellbeing
- clearer understanding of the difference between artistic and health roles
- more trusting and effective partnerships between the health and arts sectors
- opportunities to deliver health improvements and savings
- giving arts organisations the chance to reach new audiences and develop new earned income streams.
This free event is an opportunity to contribute ideas on how training can help grow and enrich arts in health practice, research and policy. A new survey outlining current provision of arts and health training across the UK will be launched.
Date: Friday 28th October 2016
Time: 10am – 4pm
Venue: Augustine Hall, Augustine House, Rhodaus Town, Canterbury, CT1 2YA
Sarah Jewell, Public Health Workforce Development Manager, (Kent, Surrey and Sussex), Public Health England
Pauline Tambling CBE, CEO, Creative and Cultural Skills
Polly Wright, Artistic Director, The Hearth Centre
To book a place please visit the event page here.