Dr Lim Chye Hong is an art historian by training, with many years of experience in the museum and heritage sector, including curatorial, programming, and leadership positions in Australia and Singapore.
A specialist in Chinese art with sound knowledge of Australian and Contemporary Art, Dr Lim is currently Head of Programmes at the Singapore Art Museum.
Dr Lim Chye Hong will be speaking at the Museums, Health & Wellbeing Summit 2024:
A Framework for Action: Bringing the arts and mental health together
Do you relax by watching a film, reading a novel, listening to music, drawing or painting? Stop and think about how these activities affect your overall health. Art can produce feelings of joy, relaxation, and social inclusion, and can drastically improve mental health and wellbeing. A growing body of evidence shows that museums can bring benefits to individual and community health and wellbeing in their role as public forums, including helping people to make sense of the world and their place within it. This talk highlights the development and outcomes of arts engagement programs that bridge countries.