Arts Organizations and Public Health: Developing Relationships and Programs to Address Local Health Priorities


Partners for Livable Communities (Partners) releases, “Arts Organizations and Public Health,” a guide to creating partnerships between art and health organizations. This primer was designed for the arts organization that wishes to initiate programming focused on local health issues, or create partnerships with health groups in order to best meet the needs of the community. Arts Organizations and Public Health identifies best practices of diverse arts organizations from around the United States to inform this work. The best practices can be used as references, and are cited throughout the publication to correlate with text.

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Aging & Longevity

Aging & Longevity > Health

Community Engagement

Creative Aging

Creative Aging > Arts Education

Creative Aging > Creative Expression

Creative Aging > Program Models


Liz Bieber

Lyz Crane

Russell Koff

Judy Rollins

Ian Sansom

Fred Winter

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