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Arts Health Network Canada

  • Status:
    Charity, Non-profit 
  • Main Communities Served:
    Adults, All Ages, Children, Seniors, Youth 
  • Main Catchment Area:
    Canada-wide 
  • Languages:
    English 
  • Arts Focus:
    All art disciplines 
  • Main Community-Engaged Arts / Arts for Social Change Activities:
    The Network engages arts/health users, organizations, decision makers, and the broader public to understand and support the connections between health and arts-based activities, as well as the multitude of ways that the arts can contribute to lowering costs, increasing effectiveness, and supporting the sustainability of our public health care system. We are also the primary source of arts and health information and resources in Canada, providing a platform for arts and health knowledge translation. 
  • Mandate/Mission:
    The goal of Arts Health Network Canada (AHNC) is to bring arts and health activities into the mainstream of Canadian life so that all Canadians are able to engage in the arts to enhance their health, well-being, and improve their quality of life. 
  • ArtBridging Section:
    Other community-engaged arts initiatives are invited to become community participants and gain access to our resources.
  • Main Contact Name:
    Lori Baxter, Administrative Services 
  • Phone:
    1-877-352-3670 
  • Main Contact Email:
    admin@artshealthnetwork.ca 
  • Website:
  • Address:
    Suite 2000, 1188 W Georgia St.
    Vancouver, BC  V6E 4A2 

Last updated on 2015-07-30 14:14:34. Submitted by: Arts Health Network Canada