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We are the world's first purpose-built public art gallery.
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We are licenced for wedding ceremonies in the Gallery. Get married amongst the old masters!

Research and Publications

We develop innovative education programmes through research, evaluation, and sharing our findings. Our pioneering programmes are detailed in publications and case studies below:

'Viewing and Making Art Together: A Gallery-based intervention for people with dementia and their caregivers.'

Camic, P.M., Tischler, V. & Pearman, C. (2013). Canterbury Christ Church University.‘

Publication: Ageing & Mental Health. 


‘The Art-Gallery as a Resource’ - for recovery of psychosis sufferers

Colbert, S.M., Cooke, A., Camic. P.M. & Springham, N. (2013). Oxleas NHS Trust.

Publication: The Arts in Psychotherapy, 40, 250-256

‘Art galleries, Episodic Memory and Verbal Fluency in Dementia’ An exploratory study. 

Eeckelaar, C., Camic, P.M. & Springham, N. (2012). Canterbury Christ Church University.

Publication: Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity and the Arts, 6(3), 262-272.  DOI: 10.1037/a0027499. Harper, S. & Hamblin, K. (2010).

Oxford University Institute for Ageing 3 year research project.

Harper, S. & Hamblin, K. (2010).  

Publication: ‘This is Living’. Good Times: Art for Older People at Dulwich Picture Gallery. 

‘Museums in Health and Wellbeing’ 2013

Helen Chaterjee and Guy Noble, University College London.

Review – MA Journal 2014

Current ongoing evaluation:

Visual to Vocal (2014) Partnership with English Touring Opera, Gallery Performance Project for 20 people with dementia and their carers.

Camic, P.M. Canterbury Christ Church University.