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Advance Wellbeing | Creative Placemaking Research - ArtPlace America
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Arts and culture can
advance wellbeing. 

As acknowledgement of the social determinants of health grows, so does the recognition that arts and cultural practitioners are key partners in the drive for health equity. Evidence shows that engaging in arts activities and traditional cultural practices promotes direct physical and mental health benefits at both the individual and community levels.


IN PUBLIC HEALTH

Address chronic disease;
Address mental health;
Address social exclusion and isolation

IN PUBLIC SAFETY

Support wellbeing

IN YOUTH DEVELOPMENT

Foster health, safety, and wellbeing

IN COMMUNITY SAFETY

Support justice involved community members