Culture and Health

Evidence Summary for Policy. The role of arts in improving health & wellbeing

The study analyzes how cultural participation and arts engagement can impact 1) social cohesion and quality, 2) youth wellbeing, and 3) prevention of mental and physical illness. It also considers how Social Prescribing programs that utilized arts interventions can have an impact on the above three axes. The evidence synthesis assesses the type and quality of evidence available for each outcome as guidance to policy makers.