Our Impact


A year in numbers

2017/18 was a ground-breaking first year for the Artis Foundation. On 1st November 2018 we were proud to invite our Partner Schools, Trustees, friends, staff and supporters to a special celebration event to launch our first Artis Annual Report and look ahead to the future.


Did you know?

  • Participation in structured arts activities can increase cognitive activities by 17%
  • People who take part in the arts are 38% more likely to report good health
  • Participatory arts activities with children improve their cognitive, linguistic, social and emotional  development and enhance school readiness
  • Children who take part in arts activities in the home during their early years are ahead in reading  and Maths at age nine
  • After engaging with the arts, people in deprived communities in London were healthier, 77%  engaging in more physical activity and 82% enjoying greater wellbeing
  • In 2016, there were 3.04 million jobs in the UK creative economy
  • £1 spent on early care and education has been calculated to save up to £13 in future costs


CLA data and Creative Health and Wellbeing (2017)


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