Increasing Happiness and Wellbeing through Arts Participation & Play Conference

Friday 18th March 2016
Richmond, The American International University in London, Lecture Theatre, 17 Young Street, London, UK, W8 5EH

9.30-10.00: Registration
10.00-10.15: Introduction
10.15-11.15: Jocelyn Dodd and Dr Ceri Jones, University of Leicester
“Mind, Body, Spirit: How Museums Impact Health and Wellbeing”
11.15-11.30: Break
11.30-12.30: Dr Tim Lomas, University of East London
“Positive Art: Artistic Expression and Appreciation as an Exemplary Vehicle for Flourishing”
12.30-13.30: Lunch
13.30-14.30: Eithne Nightingale, Queen Mary University of London & the V&A
“Memory, Migration and Creativity”
14.30-15.30: Hilary Jennings, Happy Museum Project
“Stewardship, Citizenship and Resilience”
15.30-15.45: Break
15.45-16.45: Charlotte Derry, Independent Play Specialist
“Play Development and Creative Heritage Projects, More Playful Playtimes”
16.45-18.00: Reception

This event is sponsored by the Gul Tokay Fund, the Richmond Psychology Association, and the International Visual Arts & Culture (IVAC) research centre at Richmond, The American International University in London

The event is free and open to all.

If you plan to attend, please register via Eventbrite