Museums and art galleries as research partners in public health interventions

Camic, Paul M. (2012) Museums and art galleries as research partners in public health interventions. In: Cultural Activities and Health Conference, 9-10 August 2012, Trondheim, Norway.

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Abstract

Potentially unknown to the healthcare sector, many museums and art galleries currently offer innovative programmes that seek to address health inequalities, offer support to caregivers and provide education within an aesthetically stimulating and creatively enhancing environment. Some of these programmes, activities and research studies, for example, have addressed health and wellbeing issues such as mental health problems, dementia, cancer, and lifelong learning for older adult. This paper discusses the current and future possibilities concerning the role of art galleries and museums in public health interventions and more broadly as partners in public health.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Keynote)
Subjects: A General Works > AM Museums (General). Collectors and collecting (General) > AM0111 Museology. Museum methods, technique, etc.
N Fine Arts > N Visual arts > N0400 Art museums, galleries, etc.
R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine > RA0421 Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine
Divisions: pre Nov-2014 > Faculty of Social and Applied Sciences > Applied Psychology
Depositing User: Prof Paul M Camic
Date Deposited: 16 Jan 2013 16:52
Last Modified: 26 Jan 2015 09:58
URI: https://create.canterbury.ac.uk/id/eprint/11419

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