France - International Document

Arts/Culture and Health in France

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Provôt C

Year of Publication:

Musique & Santé

Publication Type:
Other Paper


This document (in English) gives an overview of the development of French National Policy for Culture and Health between 1999 and 2010. It presents the “Culture in Hospital” 1999 Agreement, and the “Culture and Health” agreement of 2010. It introduces the concept of twinning programmes between healthcare establishments and cultural operators.

Within this context, the document presents the work of Musique & Santé, a French not-for-profit organisation advocating and working for the development of live music in hospitals and institutions for disabled persons.

Evidence Type: Policy Document

Main Focus: Wellbeing / Quality of life

Research Purpose: Discussion / Debate

Context: Hospital

Art Forms: Music

Access Type: Free Download

APA Citation:

Provôt, C. (2010). Arts/Culture and Health in France. Paris: Musique & Santé.