- Increasing brain productivity
- Lessening the effects of serious health conditions
- Developing motor and coordination skills in young children
- Serving as a stress outlet
- Improving visual learning practices, as well as memory and language skills in young children
The impact Art can have on health and well-being can be seen at all stages of life. From early childhood through adolescence and youth, arts education can support the social and emotional needs of children, helping them better to cope with their feelings, to bounce back from adversity, and to show tolerance and compassion for others. For older adults, greater frequency of arts participation has been linked to positive health outcomes.
Creative arts and all forms of Social Interaction can help to address specific physical and mental health conditions and can improve the quality of life for patients and their caregivers. It is well recognised that’s towns and neighbourhoods engaging in arts-based strategies can contribute to greater social cohesion, health equity, and community well-being.