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The Arts and Human Development

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National Endowment for the Arts

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Other Paper


The National Endowment for the Arts and the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services hosted an event to discuss recent research on the arts and human development. This paper examined the relationship between the arts and positive health and educational outcomes of the lifespan including early childhood, to youth and adolescence, to older adult populations. It also makes recommendations toward establishing a long-term federal partnership to promote research and evidence-sharing nationwide.

Main Focus: Wellbeing / Quality of life

Research Purpose: Discussion / Debate

Context: Community

Art Forms: Multi-Arts

Access Type: Free Download

APA Citation:

The Arts and Human Development:framing a national research agenda for the arts,lifelong learning, and individual well-being. (2011). USA:National Endowment for the Arts.