Do the Cultural 5

Discover five ways to spark creativity in your life with Christopher Bailey, Arts & Health Lead at the World Health Organization

By Google Arts & Culture

Healing Arts Initiative, World Health Organization

Spark Art in your Everyday Life

Drawing inspiration from the World Health Organization study on the role of the arts in health and wellbeing, the “Do the Cultural 5" videos showcase a set of 5 tidbits of fun ideas to spark creativity and art in your everyday life.

Self Portrait II (1938) by Joan MiroDetroit Institute of Arts

Do the Cultural 5

Christopher Bailey, Arts & Health Lead at the World Health Organization, is presenting how the arts can be beneficial for your health & wellbeing.

1. Music

Listen to a song that matches best your mood or sing and feel the vibration of the voice in your body and in the room!

The Jazz Musicians (1954) by David ParkCantor Arts Center at Stanford University

2. Movement

Express your mood and emotions through the physical space around you with movement!

Dancers Practising at the Barre (1876-1877) by Edgar DegasBritish Museum

3. Visualization

Picture something that gives you pleasure and comfort.

Sunset number 4 (1956) by Diego RiveraMuseo Dolores Olmedo

4. Storytelling

Capture moments of your day using all your senses and write them down.

The Little Mermaid Thinking of the Prince (1967 - 1967) by Chihiro IwasakiChihiro Art Museum

5. Connect to your environment

Go out for a walk and imagine you are in a museum. Take a picture of a scene you would like to see in your imaginary museum.

Green Wheat Fields, Auvers (1890) by Vincent van GoghNational Gallery of Art, Washington DC

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