HEALTH

From city walls to hospitals, from public parks to disaster relief centers, artists work alongside urban planners, architects, and community organizations to make our shared spaces healthier for body and mind.

Sharing Community Stories

Installation facilitates storytelling at historic gathering place | Destiny Swiderski, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

How artists help communities heal after disasters

After disasters, artists are ready to play an official role in relief and recovery | Global

A Serene, Healing Space

The Healing Pavilion was designed to calm and console hospital visitors | Ball-Nogues Studio, Los Angeles

Creating artful sanctuary through healing gardens

An artist reflects on creating healing spaces | Topher Delaney

Inventive play space inspires exercise

A Puckelboll field inspires a community | Johan Strom, Malmo, Sweden

The Lunar Cycle

Origami interventions comment on humanity and sustainability | Mademoiselle Maurice, Paris & Corsica

Strengthen Community Health by Inviting Interaction and Introspection

Strengthening a community's mental health | Candy Chang, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Integrating Art in Institutional Settings

Five hospitals integrate art to advance understanding of healing | Maryland, Kentucky, Michigan, Illinois, California

Building Healthy Cities

Artists, developers, and urban planners collaborate on better cities | Chattanooga, Tennessee; Portland, Oregon; Saint Paul, Minnesota