Art Integration – North West Edinburgh Partnership Centre (NWEPC)

Organisation : NHS Lothian, Edinburgh Community Health Partnership
Grant Amount : £ 12,751

An integrated partnership project between NHS Lothian Edinburgh CHP, City of Edinburgh Council, North Edinburgh Arts Centre and local community residents, resulting in three permanent public art commissions created as a result of art workshops with residents, patients and staff. Community and patient groups, with an emphasis on children and families, will benefit from increased wellbeing from participatory arts, and the permanent commissions will ensure the building is unique and welcoming for both existing and emerging communities.These commissions are part of a 30-month activity programme pre and post building occupation. 2 long-term artist residencies will also creatively engage local residents, patients and staff towards the new Partnership Hub and its immediate environs. 6 large scale arts events will engage a disenfranchised community with a new, long-planned building.