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Dementia Notes project, Coda Music Trust. Prize winners AHSW Prize 2015. Participation: photo: Hattie Miles/Coda

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Dementia Notes project, Coda Music Trust. Prize winners AHSW Prize 2015. Participation: photo: Hattie Miles/Coda

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AHSW Change of Address

UPDATE: There are issues with our new Exeter PO Box meaning that are not currently receiving mail. Read on for more.

 

 

 

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Arts in Hospitals

Kings Fund Arts in Hospitals

In celebration of World Art Day, The King's Fund have taken a look back through their library and archive collection to reflect on the Fund's history of commissioning works of art for hospital from 1979 to 2010.

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Evidence

The National Endowment for the Arts guide to community-engaged research in the arts and health

This new guide from the US outlines ways to reconcile the field-specific vocabularies used in the arts and health research; identifies study goals and methods for engaging community members as equal partners in a research project; and highlights the benefits of partnering for arts professionals and researchers.

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Opportunities

Head of Engagement - Pavilion Dance South West

Pavilion Dance South West is a national dance development organisation with a dance house in Bournemouth, a regional remit across the south west and a developing leadership voice for dance nationally. Deadline: 9am, Tues 28 Feb 2017

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Arts & Health South West is a FREE MEMBERSHIP ORGANISATION for everyone with an interest in arts and health. Members can network with each other and receive regular e-bulletins with the latest news, events and opportunities as well as be included in an on-line Directory. Help us spread the word!

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Life Circles:engaging the frail elderly in movement, dance and imaginative play

Take Art

Take Art is a pioneering arts charity, serving the towns, villages and rural communities of Somerset. We do this by providing opportunities for people of all ages and abilities to ...

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