The Beaney Health and Wellbeing in Museums Toolkit


Author(s):*Listed Alphabetically
The Beaney House of Art and Knowledge

Year of Publication:
2021

Publisher(s):
Canterbury Museums and Galleries

Publication Type:
Guides

Abstract:

This toolkit produced by The Beaney House of Art and Knowledge is designed for museums looking to begin or expand on their health and wellbeing activities. The toolkit sets out to provide support and ideas to enhance knowledge, alongside real life examples of practice. It shows how museums of all sizes and types can have a positive impact on their visitors and communities, using the amazing buildings and collections they already have.
Intended as a step by step guide, it aims to give the user:
• an introduction to the research underpinning health and wellbeing practice in museums
• guidance on the practical steps of planning, running and evaluating health and wellbeing activities
• a list of resources and further reading to develop your ideas further
• references and appendices to provide you with the research and tools that were drawn on to develop this document



Main Focus: Wellbeing / Quality of life

Research Purpose: Discussion / Debate

Context: Community

Art Forms: Multi-Arts

Access Type: Free Download

APA Citation:

The Beaney House of Art and Knowledge (2021). The Beaney Health and Wellbeing in Museums Toolkit. Canterbury: Canterbury Museums and Galleries.