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Ruth Clarke

Ruth Clarke

Learning Associate: inclusion
University of Cambridge Museums

Ruth leads on the Age Well project and on museum relationships with older people in supported settings and those living with a dementia diagnosis; people who are blind and partially sighted; and those living with chronic health conditions.

She is also associate researcher & CPD programme manager for A New Direction and a Moderator – Arts Award, Facilitator & Consultant.

Ruth will be speaking at:

Museums, Health & Wellbeing Summit

Monday, 6th February 2023

Collaboration, Collections and Connections

Four situations and four interventions where museums have collaborated with clinical and social care providers to create conditions for people to talk about, engage with and find self-expression at times when they are living with the impacts of chronic health conditions and social isolation.

From the perspective of care providers, patients and residents, hear about specific contexts that can give rise to disconnection and loneliness and how opportunities created with the museums are contributing to strategies to positively address this.  

Ruth Clarke