There are many factors that contribute to our overall health and art is a tool to live a healthier life with increased well-being. From contributing to senses of belonging to reducing symptoms of diseases, the arts help us understand, heal, and support longer lives better lived.

Review the studies and reports below to build your case for how art plays a role in our overall well-being.

Read the Reports

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(2018) U.S. Department of Arts and Culture: Art & Well-Being: Toward a Culture of Health

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(2017) All-Party Parliamentary Group on Arts, Health and Wellbeing: Inquiry Report

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Americans for the Arts: Arts + Health & Well-Being