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Grandma Remember Me? Az2B Theatre Company. Shortlisted for AHSW Prize 2015 Photo: Erwin van Wanrooij

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Grandma Remember Me? Az2B Theatre Company. Shortlisted for AHSW Prize 2015 Photo: Erwin van Wanrooij

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AHSW Change of Address

UPDATE: There are issues with our new Exeter PO Box meaning that we are not currently receiving any mail. Read on for more.

 

 

 

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Arts in Hospitals

Kings Fund Arts in Hospitals

In celebration of World Art Day, The King's Fund have taken a look back through their library and archive collection to reflect on the Fund's history of commissioning works of art for hospital from 1979 to 2010.

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Evidence

The National Endowment for the Arts guide to community-engaged research in the arts and health

This new guide from the US outlines ways to reconcile the field-specific vocabularies used in the arts and health research; identifies study goals and methods for engaging community members as equal partners in a research project; and highlights the benefits of partnering for arts professionals and researchers.

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Opportunities

Researcher / Evaluator to work with Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trus

Paid brief for a Researcher/Evaluator to evaluate a large-scale art and wayfinding project as part of Connect, the public art programme for the 3Ts hospital redevelopment. Deadline for tenders: 23rd June 2017

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Gillian McFarland
Self employed and p/t De Montfort University
Artist/art therapist/arts educator

HPC registered Art Therapist/Artist/Arts Educator currently employed part time at De Montfort University as Artist in Residence. I have a track record in participatory Arts and Health Projects and continue ...

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