past Day Event

Art Therapy and The Brain

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The connection between art and positive health and wellbeing has long been established
Dr Nicole Peel

The use of creative practice and science has been a long-standing approach to mental health and wellbeing.

Join a panel from the MARCS Institute for Brain, Behaviour and Development for an exploration of neuroscience and art therapy. Led by Powerhouse Artistic Associate and visual artist Agatha Gothe-Snape, this discussion will examine the importance of art in therapy.

Hear from Dr Nicole Peel, Dr Rachael Jacobs and Dr Genevieve Quek on community-led art projects and cognitive therapy with scientific research and evidence.

Senior Curator Katie Dyer will lead a guided tour through the Powerhouse exhibition, A Line A Web A WorldInternal link icon, which showcases drawings from the museum’s collection, using the exhibition as a practical example of how drawing is a universal tool for communication across disciplines.




On Gadigal land

Powerhouse Ultimo
500 Harris St
Ultimo NSW 2007

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16 August 2023


We encourage visitors with accessibility requirements to contact us via or (02) 9217 0222 for help in planning your visit. We accept Companion Cards.

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