Bridging Science and the Arts to Impact Lives
- Exploring the relationship between health and creative expression through scientific research
- Empowering individuals through innovative programs and tools
- Engaging our community through shared stories of “art and healing”
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The arts have long provided emotional context for the human experience. Now, research is demonstrating that creative expression also contributes to better health and wellbeing. People from all walks of life and every corner of the planet are expressing themselves through the arts—musical, performance, visual, writing, culinary—and discovering how it reduces the physical and emotional burden associated with various types of health conditions and life circumstances. Join us, along with those in healthcare and the arts, as we find out how, why, and when this important transformation occurs in order help all who might benefit. Together, we can make Art powerful Medicine.
"The Paper and Packaging - How Life Unfolds™ campaign recognizes the ways letter writing can bring people together," said Mary Anne Hansan, Paper and Packaging Board executive director. "These survivors choose peace every day and choose to see the world in a positive...read more
Watch First Lady Michelle Obama share her thoughts on the power of the arts. It was submitted as part of the the National Endowment for the Arts 50th anniversary Tell Us Your Art Story series. You’ll hear how, as a child, when she was feeling anxious, bored, or lonely she would “write, and write, and write…”read more
Center Stage: Creative Expression in Military Health Jeremy Nobel MD, MPH, Founder and President of the Foundation for Art & Healing, served as a presenter at the 2016 conference for the Americans for the Arts (AFTA) in Boston. For nearly 60 years, Americans for...read more
The UnLoneliness Project Launches with Good Cheer! The Foundation for Art & Healing (FAH) is celebrating the launch of The UnLoneliness Project, its signature initiative designed to address the loneliness epidemic. A growing body of research shows that in...read more
Edythe Hughes is a New York City-based artist and fashion model. In this video she shares with us how expressing yourself through art is liberating because, “You are the boss; there are no rules.”read more
Early on, he found interpreting the artwork exhibited in the halls of medical school required the same empirical and intuitive skill sets used by doctors in examining and diagnosing their patients.read more