Health & Wellbeing in Museums Toolkit

Date added:  07/07/2021

The Beaney hosted their 'Museum Reflections Part 2: Diversity and Representation Conference' on Monday 28 June 2021. At the conference, they mentioned the upcoming launch…

Advice about Legionella – Advice Sheet

Date updated:  26/04/2021

Legionella risks during the coronavirus outbreak Legionnaires’ disease is a type of pneumonia which can cause serious illness in persons who are susceptible such as…

Advice about Wellbeing – Advice Sheet

Date updated:  26/04/2021

Advice from MIND: Coronavirus and your wellbeing Advice for Museum Educators about Mental Health and COVID-19 from Group for Education in Museums (GEM) Advice on looking after…

Guide on non-user consultation in museums

Date updated:  26/04/2019

Non-user consultation is a requirement for every Accredited Museum. If you would like to improve how you consult with new communities, here is some help.…

Working with Public Service Commissioners

Date updated:  26/04/2019

This quick guide for the arts and cultural sector documents learning from the Cultural Commissioning Programme’s work with five locality projects, based in Birmingham, Derby,…

Making Sense of Social Prescribing

Date updated:  26/04/2019

‘Social Prescribing’ is a mechanism for linking patients with non-medical sources of support within the community, including cultural provision. Find out more about how it…

Art Therapy in Museums and Galleries

Date updated:  26/04/2019

This is the website for the British Association of Art Therapists‘ Museums And Galleries Specialist Interest Group. We aim to be a positive and inclusive…

Heritage Counts 2017: Heritage and Society

Date updated:  26/04/2019

Looking for evidence to support advocacy or funding applications? The report Heritage and Society 2017 is produced each year by Historic England on behalf of…

Age UK’s Wellbeing Index Summary

Date updated:  26/04/2019

Looking for evidence to support advocacy or funding applications? The Wellbeing in Later Life Index, developed by Age UK and the University of Southampton, analysed…

Five Ways to Wellbeing

Date updated:  26/04/2019

Foresight’s ‘Mental capital and wellbeing’ project considered how to improve everyone’s mental capital and mental wellbeing through life. Evidence suggests that a small improvement in…

Inspiring Impact

Date updated:  26/04/2019

Inspiring Impact is a programme that aims to change the way the UK voluntary sector thinks about impact. Inspiring Impact aims to make high quality impact…

Arts Commissioning Toolkit

Date updated:  26/04/2019

This toolkit will help you understand and engage with commissioning. Being commissioned provides an opportunity for the arts and cultural sector to deliver contracts for…

What Works Centre for Wellbeing

Date updated:  26/04/2019

Together with the Economic and Social Research Council and Public Health England, the government is funding a What Works centre dedicated to understanding what national…

Age of Creativity

Date updated:  26/04/2019

Age of Creativity is a national platform for everyone who believes that creativity can support older people to enjoy better health, wellbeing, and quality of…

Cultural Commissioning Resources from NCVO

Date updated:  26/04/2019

The Cultural Commissioning Programme has collated a range of resources for those wanting to engage in public service commissioning and for commissioners such as local…

Aging & Mental Health article

Date updated:  26/04/2019

The impact of community-based arts and health interventions on cognition in people with dementia: a systematic literature review by Rhea Younga, Paul M. Camica & Victoria Tischlerb…

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