2013 Arts and Health Conferences - Call for Papers
Culture Health and Wellbeing, National Alliance for Arts, Health and Wellbeing UK, 24 - 26 June, Bristol UK
The Art of Good Health and Wellbeing, 5th International Arts and Health Conference
Presented by the Australian Centre for Arts and Health in partnership with the College of Fine Arts, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia, 12 - 14 November 2013
Call for Papers Now Open - Deadline 24 May 2013.Read more...
Posted by Administrator on Sun, 16 Dec 2012
Australian Centre for Arts and Health - the new NFP Peak Body for the Arts and Health Sector in Australia
The new Australian Centre for Arts and Health was launched at The Art of Good Health and Wellbeing, 4th Annual International Arts and Health Conference, Notre Dame University Australia, Fremantle, 26 – 29 November 2012.
Vision: Health and Wellbeing through the Arts
Mission: To promote and support Health and Wellbeing through the Arts
Who We Are: National peak body to promote and support arts and health practices in Australia
Inaugural Board Members:
- Molly Carlile, Manager, Palliative Care Services, Austin Health, Melbourne and Manager, Arts in Healthcare, Olivia Newton-John Cancer and Wellness Centre, Austin Health, Melbourne, VIC
- David Doyle, Executive Director, DADAA Inc (Disability in the Arts, Disadvantage in the Arts) Fremantle WA
- Margret Meagher, Executive Director, Arts and Health Australia and Executive Director, Creative Ageing Australia, Port Macquarie, NSW
- Malcolm Moir, Head External Affairs and Philanthropy, Sydney Festival, NSW
- Elizabeth Rogers, CEO, Regional Arts NSW, Sydney
- Mike White, Research and Development Fellow in Arts in Health, Centre for Medical Humanities and St Chad’s College, University of Durham, UK (observer)
Australian Centre for Arts and Health (ACAH) – Building a new future for arts and health in Australia
The new organization will build on the achievements of national advocacy and networking organization Arts and Health Australia (AHA) and forge a longterm future through an established board, advisory committee and special interest working parties.
The organization is developing a sustainable funding model that will provide a central hub for information and resources for the arts and health sector in Australia and internationally.
ACAH has been established to represent and influence arts and health practice in Australia, working closely with the sector to form a united vision and movement nationally.
ACAH is an organization with outstanding international connections and will stand alongside peak bodies in the UK (National Alliance for Arts, Health and Wellbeing), USA (Global Alliance for Arts and Health), Canada (ArtsHealth Network Canada) and support new peak body initiatives under development, such as in Singapore and Hong Kong.
The Arts and Health Australia website www.artsandhealth.org will be redeveloped in 2013 for the new entity – Australian Centre for Arts and Health.
Board Member: Margret Meagher, Arts and Health Australia
Tel: 0416 641 482
Posted by Administrator on Mon, 17 Dec 2012
Dance for Parkinsons - Special Training Workshops
Sydney (8 and 9 May) and Brisbane (11 and 12 May 2013)
Presented by David Leventhal, Mark Morris Dance Company, New York City - a unique opportunity for teacher training in this innovative dance program for people with Parkinson's - May 2013.
These workshops are designed primarily for dance teachers, although therapists, yoga, fitness and Pilates teachers, group coordinators, Parkinson's community leaders, carepartners, allied health professionals and others are warmly invited to attend as Active Auditors through our Educational and Professional Enrichment program.
View the flyer here.Read more...
Posted by Administrator on Mon, 6 May 2013
Culture, Health and Wellbeing International Conference 24 - 26 June 2013, Bristol UK
Posted by Administrator on Thu, 21 Jun 2012