Art & Creativity in a Wellbeing Economy

Engagement with the arts unleashes the potential of people and places, enhances wellbeing, and connects us with each other and the issues that really matter.

But in an economy obsessed with economic growth, productivity and profit, art and culture sometimes get squeezed out and commodified.

In a wellbeing economy, the value and importance of art and creativity would be better understood and appreciated…

We would invest more in the arts, make time for culture, and ensure everyone had the opoprtunity to explore their own creative side. As a result, people, places and the planet would be happier and healthier!

We brought together artists and creative practitioners from across Wales to explore all this at our January 2023 forum – catch up on the recording here: