An ever-growing body of evidence is helping to describe and demonstrate the benefits of creativity and culture on communities and individuals' health and wellbeing.
Many of us who work in this area also want to evaluate and research our own work. This page is to help you find what's already out there, and understand how you can add to the evidence.
I want to find research and evaluation of other projects...
Scroll down to access two resources managed by our partners, which look at peer-reviewed evidence and evaluation. Other key research summaries include:
- Creative Health, the 2017 report of the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Arts, Health & Wellbeing
- Arts Council England's 2018 review of evidence relating to health, wellbeing, and criminal justice
I want to get involved with research, or evaluate my work...
There are many different ways you can assess the impacts of your work. If you want to get involved in a formal research study, we suggest contacting your local university to form a partnership. If you are more interested in evaluating the impact of your work please see some of the possibilities below.