Apply for a NOAH International Arts in Health Award

The National Organization for Arts in Health recognizes individuals or organizations offering visual or performing arts programs supporting health care, educational and community needs. The programs must demonstrate measurable improvement in the health and well-being of the intended population. 

Winners in each category receive a $500 award for their program and a free registration to the annual fall conference during which the awards ceremony will take place. Learn about the 2021 winners as well as the 2020 winners.

The open call for award applications begins the week of July 25. Check the NOAH website for application instructions.

Categories for Recognition:

  • Arts Advancing Social Justice – Recognition in this awards category for demonstrating the positive impact of the art project on socioeconomically and racially oppressed communities.
  • Arts Building Resilience – Recognition in this awards category for demonstrating the efficacy of the arts in combating healthcare provider and family caregiver burnout and cultivating resiliency.
  • Arts for Innovation – Recognition in this awards category showcasing a project that has positively impacted target populations through use of media, technology, or creative programming.