Arts for Good
Artists for a Better World
September 2017 - February 2018 | Malaysia and Singapore
The Artists for a Better World programme seeks to grow the Arts for Good ecosystem, which harnesses the power of the arts and culture to create positive social change.
This year, the inaugural programme focuses on exploring how the arts can create positive social change for people with disabilities.
Participants selected to take part in Artists for a Better World 2017 come from 12 countries and cut across sectors, including artists, arts administrators and programmers from social welfare organisations.
> Read about the participants and their work
- Join us for Singapore Insights: Cultural Intersections for Social Impact on 24 November 2017 to hear from tri-sector leaders sharing their diverse experiences in working across sectors to leverage the arts for good and meet the ABW participants. Updated 8 Nov 2017
We thank our new partners and contributors for coming on board to support the Singapore study visit. Read more below under ‘Partners’! Updated 8 Nov 2017
October 2017 - February 2018
Singapore Study visit
21 - 24 November 2017
Malaysia Study visit
6 - 9 February 2018
Refer to Frequently Asked Questions for more information.
Through the Artists for a Better World programme, participants will
- Build capacity and learn key skills in Arts for Good programme design and impact measurement and stakeholder management
- Understand the arts and disability ecosystem and the artist’s role within the sector
Connect with professionals from a regional ecosystem that are keen in harnessing the arts for social change
- CreateCatt Ltd
- Institute of Policy Studies
- Just Cause
- Maya Dance Theatre Ltd
- Very Special Arts Singapore
Annie Yeo | Colin Goh | Dr Dawn Joy Leong | Gregory Burns | Jean Loo | Kenneth Kwok
Dr Marissa Lee Medjeral-Mills | Melissa Sim | Muhammad Afham | Mumtaz Md Kadir
Oniatta Effendi | Quek Ling Kiong | R Chandran | Rebecca Chew
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