← back to home

Research

The focus of The Al & Malka Green Artists’ Health Centre is on understanding the unique health problems of artists, the risk factors involved in artistic practice and on investigating methods of prevention. Through evidence-based research, we hope to discover some of the causes of artists’ occupational illnesses and injuries, and study the clinical benefits of combining therapies in the most effective way possible.

Evaluating the Effectiveness of the Building Confidence and Self-Esteem Workshop – 2015

Occupational Strain and Profession Artists – Arts and Health 2009

Recognition of artists’ health issues is a growing field. Check back for updates and articles on interesting projects and developments from across North America and around the world.  

Staying Balanced: The Vital Work of American Ballet Theatre’s Medical Team

MIT at 150

Focal Hand Dystonia Affecting Musicians in Scotland

Hand-hacking lets you pluck strings like a musical pro

Could You Pipe Down? My Ears Thank You

 

“Most of our yearly income is so precarious, that if you’re sick for 3 months and you can’t do work, what are you going to live on?”

- ​R.H. Thomson - Actor

Upcoming Workshops

Body/Mind/Spirit

May 18, 2017

This innovative 7 session psychotherapeutic program integrates restorative yoga, self-compassion skills, and mind-body medicine to cultivate resilience in artists and cultural workers. Each week you will participate in: developing a restorative yoga practice (no yoga experience or supplies ...

Maintaining Creativity 2: REinvention

April 26, 2017

Following our sold out inaugural conference in 2016, the Artists’ Health Alliance and the Canadian Senior Artist Resource Network (CSARN) are thrilled to present Maintaining Creativity 2: REinvention, on April 26, 2017 at the Bram & Bluma Appel Salon, Toronto Reference Library. The theme of ...