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Organisations and Events within Spirituality & the Arts

Art and Sacred Places

A UK wide consultancy for the contemporary visual arts specialising in exploring the relationship between art and spirituality. It encourages debate and understanding whilst working with today's leading and emerging artists in faith and non-faith related settings. It promotes interaction between religion and art largely by siting contemporary art in sacred places. Challenging temporary commissions, inspirational permanent commissions and mutually beneficial interfaith projects are all part of the Art and Sacred Places portfolio.

Website: www.artandsacredplaces.org

Axis – the online resource for contemporary art

Online resource for information about contemporary art. The website features profiles of professional artists and curators, interviews, discussions, art news, debates and showcases the artists to watch.

Website: www.axisweb.org/

Voluntary Arts Network

Aims to promote participation in the arts and crafts across the UK and Republic of Ireland. They recognise social and economic development as a key part of our culture.

Website: www.voluntaryarts.org/

London Arts in Health Forum

London-based networking organisation for health and arts professionals and health-related organisations. LAHF promotes understanding of the role that the arts and creativity can play in health care and encourages healthcare services to explore the value of culture in wellbeing.

Website: www.lahf.org.uk/welcome

Art as a healing force

Art as a healing force web - will immerse you in the field of art and healing, such as storytelling, poetry, music, dance, visual arts, painting, sculpture and everything that is thought of as creativity. This organisation believes that art and healing are joining together to become one.

e-mail: msamuelsca@gmail.com
Website: www.artashealing.org/

Arts and Healing Network

An organisation and Healing Network for anyone that is interested in the healing potential of art.

Website: www.artheals.org/start.html

The Music Mind and Spirit Trust

Dedicated to exploring the better understanding and use of music as the key to empower individuals and unlock human potential.

Website: www.musicmindspirit.org/

The Arts and Spirituality Center

Focuses on art, music, poetry, dance and drama and was born in the latter part of 2000, as a group of artists and spiritual leaders. A non-sectarian organization that focuses on the interplay of artistic and spiritual expression as an avenue for social and personal healing.

Website: www.artsandspirituality.org/about/

Saint Stephens – reconnecting

Our aim is to include passionate people who share programmes and prayer with Critical.Mass: Work & Spirituality, Creation & Spirituality, Art & Spirituality.

Website: www.saint-stephens.com/

Survivors Art Foundation

A non-profit organization committed to empowering Trauma-Survivors with Effective Expressive Outlets via Internet Art Gallery, Outreach Programs, National Exhibitions, Publications and Development of Employment Skills.

Website: www.survivorsartfoundation.org/aboutSAF.html#mission

The Art and Spirituality Network

Organises themes and events to help bring spirituality and art together. They aim to provide a supportive and challenging space for people to find spiritual fellowship and nourishment through making art.

Website: www.artandspirituality.net/forthcomingevents.htm

The Love Foundation

Builds a practical understanding of unconditional love within individuals and society as a whole. The foundation’s aim is to further the understanding and application of unconditional love through education, research, and charitable programs.

Website: www.thelovefoundation.com/

The Map Foundation

UK charity which uses the creative arts to express and communicate complex and painful issues relating to serious illness and dying. It provides a creative space for people to contemplate their feelings of fear, pain, anger, hope sadness.

Website: www.mapfoundation.org

Nordoff Robbins – Music transforming lives

An organisation which helps children and adults transform their lives through music. The Croydon Unit houses a music room, an office and a waiting space. The team of four Nordoff Robbins music therapists offers music therapy sessions 5 days, in addition to developing music workshops, presentations, training, and research.

Website: www.nordoff-robbins.org.uk/