Creativity impacts of arts and culture

Creativity is important in many ways: for fresh thinking, innovation, productivity, self-expression and sustaining vibrant communities. This section comprises studies which show how engagement in arts and culture can enhance people's creativity.

The summaries in this category are:

Intensive visual arts education improves children's creativity and self-efficacy

This research was conducted by James S. Catterall and Kylie A. Peppler at the University of California, Los Angeles, USA


The study looked at 179 students aged nine and 10 in Los Angeles and St Louis, USA who received ‘sustained, arts-rich instructional experiences’ led by two visual arts institutions in …

By | 9 December 2013 |