The art of good health and wellbeing- Final call for submissions

9th Art of Good Health and Wellbeing International Arts and Health Conference, Art Gallery of NSW, 30 Oct - 1 Nov 2017

The art of good health and wellbeing- Final call for submissions


Thisyear's conference continues to explore “Mental Health and Resilience through the Arts”, as the overarching theme, with three specific areas of focus:

·Mental Health and Creativity

·Health and the Arts in Hospitals, Healthcare Services, Health Promotion

·Creative Ageing

Conference program details, including keynote speakers, will be progressively released on the ACAH website and in our forthcoming newsletters.

Conference sessions will encompass:

  • Arts and Health in Primary and Acute Care
  • Architecture and Environmental Design
  • Creative Ageing and Aged Care
  • Community Arts and Health
  • Regional and Rural Health
  • Health Promotion and the Arts
  • Training for Arts Health Practitioners
  • Arts & Health Evaluation
  • International Perspectives, Collaborations and Research

Who should attend?

  • Health professionals
  • Government policy advisers
  • Professionals working in health, ageing, indigenous affairs, arts, education, justice, veterans programs, local government
  • Practitioners in hospitals, retirement villages, aged care and palliative care
  • Arts organisations & visual, performing and digital artists, writers
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community leaders
  • Academics and researchers
  • Curators - art & museum public programs
  • Art therapists
  • Media

Key dates:

For more details,