Strategic Alliance Members & Partners

Our Strategic Alliance Member organisations have national reach and specific areas of expertise that relate to culture, health and wellbeing.

Strategic Alliance Members

64 Million Artists


Age Friendly Museums Network                

Age of Creativity

Art Fund                   

Association of British Orchestras             



British Association for Music Therapy   

Breathe AHR         

Creative People and Places       

Culture 24              


Creative Dementia Arts Network             

Creative Minds   

Group for Education in Museums             

Happy Museum  

Historic England

Hospital Arts Managers Network

Kids in Museums              


Live Music Now  

Making Music      

Museums and Participation Network   

Music in Hospitals & Care           

National Criminal Justice Arts Alliance                  

Nordoff Robbins 

Paintings in Hospitals

People Dancing  

Sport in Museums Network        

The Reader      

RSPH SIG Arts & Health

Snape Maltings  

Social Prescribing Network         

The Whitworth and Manchester Museums         

Voluntary Arts Network         

Willis Newson

Yorkshire Sculpture Park

Strategic Alliance Partners

Our Strategic Alliance Partners are currently Public Health England, NHS England, the Local Government Association and Arts Council England. This group meets to discuss how we can better develop the relationship between health, local government and social care at a national level. This group is chaired by Professor Helen Chatterjee.

Helen Chatterjee is a Professor of Biology in UCL Biosciences. Her research includes biodiversity conservation and evidencing the impact of natural and cultural participation on health; she co-founded the Culture, Health and Wellbeing Alliance, is an advisor to the All Party Parliamentary Group on Arts and Health, sits on the Royal Society for Public Health’s SIG in Arts and Health, and the IUCN Section on Small Apes. Her interdisciplinary research has won a range of awards including a Special Commendation from Public Health England for Sustainable Development and most recently the 2018 AHRC-Wellcome Health Humanities Medal and Leadership Award; she received an MBE in 2015 for Services to Higher Education and Culture. Helen has written three books 'Touch in Museums: Policy and Practice in Object Handling' (Berg Publications, 2008), ‘Museums, Health and Well-being’ (Routledge, 2013) and ‘Engaging the Senses: Object-Based Learning in Higher Education’ (Routledge, 2015) and over 50 research articles.

For more information: Twitter: @h_chatterjee