Arts and Health

June 30, 2022 by Jaime Sharp

From author Vu for Nonprofit AF: "Justice has been dealt a significant blow. Many of us are distraught, wondering how we can continue when an unceasing barrage of death and violence continues raining down on our communities day after day. However, many of us are more pissed off than anything. We’re going to keep fighting."

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May 12, 2022 by Jaime Sharp

NeuroArts Blueprint has released a new report that explains, "how to grow and share the scientific knowledge showing art to be an extraordinary tool for promoting health and wellbeing in individuals and communities."

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January 21, 2022 by Nadia Elokdah

"Music works in both magical and clinically substantiated ways in communities with rich musical traditions that span bluegrass, country, gospel, and more," writes Taylor Sisk in a long-form piece in National Geographic about how music and health are intertwined and inextricably linked throughout the Applachian region.

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January 13, 2022 by Nadia Elokdah

Philanthropist Laurie M. Tisch announced this week that 14 New York City-based organizations will receive grants in the Illumination Fund’s new Arts & Mental Health program, an expansion of its Arts in Health Initiative.

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June 15, 2021 by Carmen Graciela Díaz

The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) has partnered with the White House in its “We Can Do This” campaign to encourage people to get their COVID-19 vaccine "so that all arts venues can open and welcome audiences."

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November 3, 2020 by Carmen Graciela Díaz

A new digital publication from Public Art Forecast, FORWARD, recently released its first issue, How Artists Help Drive Better Public Health Outcomes, focused on public health and artists.

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February 5, 2020 by Carmen Graciela Díaz

The California Arts Council announced its new Innovations + Intersections pilot grant program, which seeks to serve as "a resource for nonprofits statewide to implement creative strategies that take on urgent community needs crossing the technology and health sectors," according to a press release.

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January 17, 2020 by Carmen Graciela Díaz

The "Creating Healthy Communities through Cross-sector Collaboration" white paper brings more than 250 thought leaders from the public health, arts and culture, and community development sectors to -according to the announcement- "frame the value of the arts and culture for advancing health and well-being in communities."

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July 29, 2019 by Carmen Graciela Díaz

NYC Health + Hospitals’ Arts in Medicine program announced recently the selection of nine artists that will lead the community-based mural projects at eight hospitals across New York City. Patients, staff, and local community residents will join forces with these artists to create an integrated internal or external mural at these facilities.

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