Creatively minded: an initial mapping study of participatory arts and mental health activity in the UK


Author(s):*Listed Alphabetically
Cutler D

Year of Publication:
2020

Publisher(s):
Baring Foundation

Publication Type:
Report

Abstract:

This new report focuses on arts and mental health activity in the UK in the two years prior to publication in January 2020, and was produced to help the Baring Foundation prepare for its new funding programme.
It considers the context, including the recent changes in attitudes to mental health, national and local policy and cross-cutting issues such as the relationship between social inequalities and mental ill health, diversity and intersectionality, and artists’ self-care; provides an overview of activity identified through the research, according to art form, type of organisation and setting; and concludes with some initial reflections on the field.



Main Focus: Mental Health

Context: Community

Art Forms: Multi-Arts

Access Type: Free Download

APA Citation:

Cutler,D (2020). Creatively minded: an initial mapping study of participatory arts and mental health activity in the UK. UK:Baring Foundation.