How cultural experiences can improve health and wellbeing

Manchester Museums and Galleries Partnership provides creative arts for health programmes for our local community, hospital patients and staff. We work with our collections and a wide range of creative practitioners to improve people’s wellbeing, the patient environment and creative learning opportunities. We develop our programmes in consultation with community health service providers, hospital staff, GPs and patients to help support improvements to the quality of care delivered by health professionals.

Early Years

Our exciting transformation hellofuture is under way and  involves extensive redevelopment work between 2018 and 2021. During this time some of our galleries are closed but you can still visit Nature Discovery, our dedicated…

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Wings and Things

Kate Eggleston-Wirtz is artist-in residence at Trafford General. This project aims to bring joyful energy onto the hospital wards, creatively engaging staff and patients on Wards 2, 4 and 6 by responding to the…

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Wings and Things

Aesthetics of Anatomy

*Please note that there are no sessions during the summer and the workshops recommence on the last Thursday in September (29th)!* Aesthetics of Anatomy is a series of life drawing workshops which take place…

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Aesthetics of Anatomy Workshop

Coffee, Cake and Culture at the Whitworth

At the Whitworth we offer fully supported museum visits for people living with dementia and their family members or care partner. These two hour sessions are FREE and take place on Thursdays, 2pm –…

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Coffee, Cake and Culture at the Whitworth