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THE 2023 FESTIVAL OF SOCIAL SCIENCE
21 October - 17 November
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Creating Lifelong Wellbeing and Expression in Museum Environments

Photograph depicting art materials and books on a table, in a museum setting.

Lifelong wellbeing theme

What’s on offer?

A morning session offering participants the opportunity to investigate lifelong wellbeing in-depth in a museum setting.  Participants will have opportunity to view, discuss or handle the museum specimens and to freely express and capture their responses using the art materials supplied. They will then be given the chance to consider together their ideas and depictions around what lifelong wellbeing means to them

What’s it about?

The sessions will be about exploring different museum collections and environments through handling, viewing and responding through with the participants own creative interpretation and thoughts and feelings that arise in response to ideas around what lifelong wellbeing means to them. The sessions will offer the participants a safe setting to explore these ideas together, in an exploratory way and facilitated by an experienced Art Psychotherapist. 

Who’s leading the event?

Helen Jury Art Psychoterapist and UCL Doctoral Researcher 

Open to

Further/higher education student populations

Of particular interest to

It will be of particular interest to university students interested in furthering and understanding lifelong wellbeing

Scheduling information

Alternative sessions:

Wednesday 08.11.23: Object Based Learning Lab (OBLL), Wilkins Building, University College London 09.30 - 12.30

Thursday 09.11.23: Object Based Learning Lab (OBLL), Wilkins Building 09.30 - 12.30

For venue accessibility, please refer to the booking link on this page.