Museums, galleries and collections within art therapy

What can museums, galleries and collections contribute to art therapy practice? This course explores the rich theoretical basis for using museums and galleries in art therapy, presents a range of different approaches and discusses the practical issues involved.

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Date & Time

Saturday 15 June 2024

10am - 4pm

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Online via Zoom

Museums, galleries and collections within art therapy

What can museums, galleries and collections contribute to art therapy practice? This course explores the rich theoretical basis for using museums and galleries in art therapy, presents a range of different approaches and discusses the practical issues involved.

About art therapy in museums and galleries

The literature on the use of museums and galleries is growing rapidly, suggesting a burgeoning interest in this area of work. There is evidence of a range of benefits from encouraging social inclusion to inspiring reflection. However, it can be hard to know where to start when considering working in this way.

What you will learn

This course presents relevant theory and practice to give you a solid basis to develop your own work with museums and galleries, including working onsite, using loan collections offsite, and using images of museum objects in online therapy.

The course will cover:

  1. Why use museums and galleries in art therapy? The theoretical basis for working in this way.
  2. How can we use museums and galleries in art therapy? Examples of different approaches from around the world, including in-depth case studies of the tutor鈥檚 own practice and client views.
  3. What are the practical issues involved in using museums and galleries in art therapy?

On completion of this course you will be able to:

  • Explain the theoretical basis for using museums and galleries within art therapy.
  • Draw on a range of examples to develop your own approach to using museums and galleries.
  • Ensure that your practice in this area is ethical and effective.

Tutor

Ali Coles

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