Aesop is a charity and social enterprise. Aesop is a bridge-builder, connecting the worlds of health and the arts. It’s helping health harness the powers of the arts, and helping the arts gear up to deliver health improvement.
Aesop’s strategic aims are to:
- generate health demand for the arts – including through The Aesop Marketplace, which acts as meeting point for health providers and leading arts in health programmes, and our biennial National Arts in Health Conference & Showcase for health decision-makers
- develop arts programmes which health wants – such as our innovative Dance to Health Falls Prevention Dance Programme for older people
- develop the knowledge base to support growth of arts enterprises in health – including the Aesop PHE evaluation framework for arts in health commissioned by Public Health England and the Aesop Institute, offering accredited arts in health training in running successful arts in health programmes launching in April 2019.