The COVID-19 pandemic presented extraordinary challenges to parents of young children, in particular those who became parents for the first time during that period. We invite you to join us for a panel discussion looking at how the arts and creativity can play a role in addressing some of those challenges. A 45-minute discussion will be followed by a Q&A and reception with light refreshments where attendees can view artworks created by women for the Re-Emerge project.
This event brings together experts from across the arts sector, perinatal mental health and educational research will discuss their experiences of working with and supporting new parents during a time of unprecedented change. They will explore findings from:
The panel includes artists and creative practitioners who specialise in art and motherhood, including:
Dr Jessica Bradley, School of Education at the University of Sheffield
Will be of particular interest to artists working in communities, artists working in health and wellbeing contexts, health practitioners, for example those working with parents and young children, education practitioners (including teachers and early years specialists, playworkers) policy makers and council representatives.