Creativity & Well-being

Culture Days’ 2019 theme, ‘Creativity, the Arts and Well-Being’ examined how the contributions of arts and culture are perceived by Canadians to impact their individual and collective well-being. In addition to this research, you can read more about our themed 2019 projects here.

72% of Canadians believe that arts and culture are important to our mental well-being, with 29% stating they are very important.

Here are the top ways in which Culture Days attendees say arts and culture affect their mental health:

Further reading:
The Arts and Individual Well-Being in Canada - Hill Strategies Research Report
The Arts in Canada: Setting the Stage for Well-Being - Hill Strategies Research Report
Creative Health: The Arts for Health and Wellbeing - Report by APPGAHW (UK)

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