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Museum collections on prescription

Health, wellbeing and inclusivity

A series of discursive events for people working in museums, galleries or healthcare settings, or with an interest in arts, healthcare and wellbeing
Date
Various dates
  • Thursday, 15 April 2021
  • Thursday, 22 April 2021
  • Thursday, 29 April 2021
Time
3 - 5 pm BST
Delivered in spoken English with BSL interpretation
Accompanied by Stagetext
Available online only

About

The three Subject Specialist Networks, European Paintings pre‐1900, Understanding British Portraits professional network, and British Art Network have come together to explore the topic of health, wellbeing and inclusivity in the context of arts and heritage collections. 

Over a series of three online webinars, these themes will be discussed by a panel of arts and healthcare professionals.

The programme for the three sessions will be as follows:

15 April: ‘Nothing about us without us - disability, inclusivity and engagement’

Convenor:
Tony Heaton, sculptor and disability activist 

Panellists: 

  • Sonia Boué, Artist
  • Paulette Brien, Curator, Grundy Art Gallery
  • Alex Cowan, Archivist, Shape Arts
  • David Hevey, CEO of Shape Arts
  • Aidan Moesby, Artist
  • Zoe Partington, Visual Artist and Creative Consultant
  • Tanya Raabe-Webber, Artist
  • Christopher Samuel, Artist
  • Prof Richard Sandell, Research Centre for Museums and Galleries, University of Leicester
  • Aminder Virdee, Artist

22 April: ‘The curatorial and the cultural encounter in hospital contexts’

Convenor:
Catsou Roberts, Director of Vital Arts, Barts Health NHS Trust 

Panellists

  • Dr Iva Fattorini, former Chair of the Global Arts and Medicine Institute at Cleveland Clinic, Ohio, USA
  • Daniel Heather, Deputy Archivist Barts Health Archives and Museums
  • Peter Liversidge, Artist

29 April: ‘Arts and culture for health and wellbeing and inclusivity’

Convenor:
Dr Errol Francis, Artistic Director and CEO of Culture&

Panellists

  • Dr Rob Berkeley MBE, Director, BlackOut UK
  • Miranda Lowe, Principal Curator, Natural History Museum
  • Bárbara Rodríguez Muñoz, Curator, Wellcome Collection
  • Professor Victoria Tischler, University of Exeter

Supported by Arts Council England. 

Accompanied by Stagetext.

These sessions will be delivered in spoken English with British Sign Language interpretation.

Access

The National Gallery aims to make access to the paintings enjoyable and welcoming to the widest possible public. There are a range of facilities to help you see the collection, visit exhibitions and come to events.
Conferences & seminars

Museum collections on prescription

Health, wellbeing and inclusivity

A series of discursive events for people working in museums, galleries or healthcare settings, or with an interest in arts, healthcare and wellbeing
Date
Various dates
  • Thursday, 15 April 2021
  • Thursday, 22 April 2021
  • Thursday, 29 April 2021
Time
3 - 5 pm BST
Delivered in spoken English with BSL interpretation
Accompanied by Stagetext
Available online only

Tickets (free)

Each of the three sessions will be hosted on Zoom. You will need to book a ticket for each session separately. You will receive a link to access your chosen event(s) in your confirmation email.

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Health, wellbeing and inclusivity
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