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An Art for Health and Education group of researchers is concerned with the humanistic functions of aesthetics. Art is and always has been one of the most powerful instruments for producing good experience of many different kinds. Music, painting, movies, literature, drama and dance enlarge and intensify sensory experiences and offers sources of pleasure that can be described in words such as emotionality and intensity. The Arts for Health and Education group focus on the integration of human health factors to arts.

We offer implementation of art program based on research to be used in health promoting activities. In education we can offer art program to develop empathy, interpersonal communication and the ability to “se” through careful observations of works of art.

Research within this area is well represented in the Arts for Health and Education group. We respond directly to clients’ needs to create programs within each specific cultural, social and economic context.