(Note: this is the fourth and final of a series of issue briefs on topics Createquity has covered in depth over the past several years. To share via email or social media, please use this link.) In Createquity’s view, a healthy arts ecosystem maximizes the arts’ capacity to improve the lives of human beings inRead More
What are the relationships between cultural engagement, sports participation, and social wellbeing? A recent study sheds light.
A pan-European report seeks to trace the relationship between culture and cities.
The HULA research team proposes a theoretical and methodological framework for understanding and assessing the contributions of the humanities to human development.
The following notes accompany our feature article Everything We Know About Whether and How the Arts Improves Lives, published on December 19, 2016: Methodology for Rating Evidence We use the following definitions for placement on the graph and for describing benefits in the document. Does the evidence indicate that the benefit exists? Yes: the majorityRead More
The research could still use an upgrade in many areas. But what we know so far should cheer any arts advocate.
Overall findings begin to suggest that cultural arts and psychosocial interventions may be viable alternatives to drug treatment.
This report reviews recent literature on the effects of arts-based therapies for at-risk, juvenile justice-involved, and traumatized youth in the U.S.
In fact, the best evidence we have of the arts’ impact is that they make older adults feel better.
Examining data from three national surveys, the authors find evidence that artistic and creative practice is associated with wellbeing.