The resource pages are for those who are looking to develop the arts in health activity in the community. While the link between the arts, health and well-being goes back many years, the field of arts in health has grown considerably over the past thirty years with many organizations now established to support this work.
To find examples of professionals, organizations, and their projects currently delivering arts in health activity go to PROJECTS – Arts For Health & Well-Being.
“Little as we know about the way in which we are affected by form, by colour, and light, we do know this: that they have an actual physical effect. Variety of form and brilliancy of colour in the objects presented to patients, are actual means of recovery.”
-Florence Nightingale 1860
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To locate sources of research into the impact of the arts on health and well-being, please go to RESEARCH.
To determine possible funders for arts in health work, please go to FUNDING SOURCES.
Various guides and helpful tools have been developed over recent years by some different professionals and organizations to support those wishing to promote arts in health activity. To access these go to PRACTICAL ADVICE.
To find local providers of arts in health activity or organizations working in particular aspects of the arts or working to tackle a specific need of health, try searching our MEMBER DIRECTORY.
Various guides and helpful tools have been developed over recent years by some different professionals and organizations to support those wishing to promote arts in health activity. To access these go to Practical Advice
If you have completed research into the role of creativity in health which you would be willing to share on this site, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you can’t find what you are looking for, please feel free to contact the Arts For Heallth Sarasota- Manatee directly, go to Contacts.