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Arts in the City

Project title

Arts in the City

Description of initiative

Arts in the City is a Social Work project which exists to help improve the lives and life chances of care experienced children and young people through engagement and involvement in the arts. Arts in the City has specific objectives in arts and health/well-being:
- To support young people in and leaving care in Glasgow to develop their social networks, skills and confidence through participation in community-based arts activities
- To increase the number of young people in and leaving care participating in the Arts in Glasgow through a distinct programme of activity, alongside the delivery of support in pursuing other mainstream arts opportunities

Further information on the initiative

Themes: Culture and...

Individual well-being
Community well-being
Mental health
Quality of social relations
Quality of services for specific groups


youth, craft, social network, skills, confidence, well-being

Target group


Cultural field

Crafts | Dance | Literature | Theatre, opera | Visual arts


2020 - 2022

Results, benefits, impact and lessons learnt

Arts in the City also took part in a research project with CELCIS focusing on accessing musical activities within residential care settings.


Glasgow Health and Social Care Partnership
United Kingdom
Public / State | Health