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Care through Creativity | Launch event 16 February 2024

When:Fr 16-02-2024 13:00 - 18:00
Where:Grand Theatre, Groningen

Care Through Creativity is the launch event of the white paper Arts in Health in the Netherlands: A national agenda and will take place on Friday February 16, 2024, 13:00 - 17:00, at the Grand Theatre in Groningen. Presentations and performances at the event will offer inspiring insights and examples from practice and research.


13:00 Start and welcome

13:15 What is arts in health? (NL / ENG)

Presentations and panel conversation on art as care in hospitals, long-term care and social domain. Featuring Andrew Greenwood, Hanneke van der Wal-Huisman, Barbara Groot, Marlies Tal, and others.

– Break –

15:15 Arts in health in the Netherlands: A national agenda (NL)

Presentation of the white paper and a look to its future, by Tineke Abma and Barbara van Leeuwen.

15:30 Handover of the white paper (NL)

To Tjeerd van Dekken, member of the Provincial Executive of the Province of Groningen.

15:45 The Vanishing Point (ENG)

Presentation by Christopher Bailey, Arts in Health Lead for the World Health Organization.

16:15 How to proceed? (ENG)

‘How can we encourage policy development in the field of arts in health?’
Panel conversation with Christopher Bailey and Kornelia Kiss.

17:00 Closing and drinks

Care Through Creativity is supported by the Grand Theatre, Nationaal Programma Groningen and the Aletta Jacobs School of Public Health.