Art and Mindfulness: How Can Art Be Used to Influence Change in the Lives of Individuals with a Mental Illness?

Art and mindfulness
When:
28 May 2016
10:30 - 11:30
Location:
Art Gallery of New South Wales, Art Gallery Rd, The Domain, Sydney NSW 2000

How can art be used to influence change in the lives of individuals with mental illness?

This panel discussion focuses on the power of art to generate meaningful and often transformative experiences for individuals living with dementia, or with a mental illness.

Participants will have the opportunity to hear from experts Danielle Gullotta, Art Gallery of NSW’s Art & Dementia program and Dr. Katherine Boydell, Professor of Mental Health at The Black Dog Institute, University of New South Wales, who have developed innovative programs in this sector.

This event is presented by the Art Gallery of New South Wales