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Building Back Better | Session 3: Wellbeing - Ageing Artfully


Building Back Better | Session 3: Wellbeing - Ageing Artfully

Wednesday 17 Mar 2021, 11:00 AM – 12:40 PM

This event has passed. PGAV members can access the recording of this session. Please contact us if you would like to view the recording.

This session examines the role of public galleries in the health and well-being of older visitors and how programming can best cater to this audience. Learn about the health and wellbeing impact of art galleries and museums, programming and communications for older LGBTI people, and HammondCare’s Arts on Prescription – a tailored arts engagement program that promotes healthy and active ageing for older people within residential care and community settings.

Linda Barclay Arts Engagement Coordinator & Annette Innis Visual Artist, Arts on Prescription, HammondCare
Pauline Crameri Co-ordinator, Val’s LGBTI Ageing and Aged Care, Rainbow Health Victoria, Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health & Society, La Trobe University
Lena Gan Researcher in wellbeing in Galleries and Museums, Course Coordinator Gerontology & Ageing Programs, Melbourne School of Population & Global Health

Francesca Valmorbida
 PGAV Program Manager, Building Back Better

Building Back Better is presented by the Public Galleries Association of Victoria (PGAV) and is supported by the Victorian Government through Creative Victoria.

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Please note:
Forum participants may change due to the impacts of COVID-19 on presenter schedules.
All sessions will be recorded and made available on the PGAV website.

Artist Annette Innis from HammondCare's 'Arts on Prescription' program with workshop participant Helen.

Image: Artist Annette Innis from HammondCare's Arts on Prescription program with workshop participant Helen.


Session 3:
Wellbeing - Ageing Artfully

Date: Wednesday 17 March 2021
Time: 11.00am - 12.30pm
Cost: FREE

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the session.



The Public Galleries Association of Victoria (PGAV) acknowledges the Wurundjeri Woi-Wurrung people of the Kulin Nation as the Traditional Owners of the lands where our office is located, and all Traditional Owners of country throughout Victoria and Australia. We recognise Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples enduring traditions and continuing creative cultures. We pay our respect to Elders past, present and emerging.

We are an LGBTQIA+ friendly organisation and celebrate cultural diversity.