Contemporary visual art and the wellbeing of older people: policy and practice seminar

Various presentations from the events

The aim of this seminar was to identify issues and questions associated with older people, the arts and wellbeing and health from the perspectives of the project partners and identify how research and those of other research groups working in this area can help satisfy them.

Key questions addressed were:


Alan Walker, NDA Director's presentation

Alice Thwaite - Equal Arts

Bruce Davenport and Zoe Brown - Research into Practice- Practice into Research, University of Newcastle upon Tyne and Tyne and Wear Archives and Museums

Lynne Corner - Changing Age: A Policy Perspective, Institute for Ageing and Health/ University of Newcastle upon Tyne

Dave O'Brien - Measuring Value and Values City University, London

Maggie Maxwell, Images, Creative Scotland, Edinburgh



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