Global Brain Health Institute: Co-creating arts for brain health, Tuesday 6 September 2022

The uplifting power of enjoyment of creativity nurtures our resilience in the community.

To mark World Alzheimer’s Month, GBHI is hosting a webinar on Tuesday Sept. 6 2022 from 10:00-11:30 in collaboration with Arts 4 Dementia ( entitled “Co-creating arts for brain health – a global perspective”. 

To mark World Alzheimer’s Month, the Global Brain Health Institute (University of California, San Francisco | Trinity College Dublin),) hosted this webinar debate chaired by GBHI’s Deputy Executive Director Brian Lawlor. The debate showcased the diverse creative activities of Atlantic Fellows for Equity Health at GBHI that have been co-produced with and for people living with dementia that generate powerful messages of hope, engagement, inclusion and connection. There is so much to be learned from the innovation emanating from different countries and geographies, uncovering the richness and diversity of a number of these global creative interdisciplinary activities. 

The webinar featured five 10-minute presentations from Atlantic Fellows, followed by a panel discussion of experts in arts & brain health, social prescribing and transdisciplinary approaches for people living with dementia. 


Co-creating arts for brain health – a global perspective, Tuesday 6 September 2022, 10.00 – 11.30 am BST


The webinar series is produced in partnership with Sir Muir Gray of the Optimal Ageing Programme at the University of Oxford and with Arts 4 Dementia.