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Innovations in Arts and Health: Collaborating for Medical Humanities, Professional Development, and Community Health 
is an international conference convening the brightest and most creative minds working at the intersection of arts and health in Houston, a global mecca for innovations in the arts, health sciences and medical education. The three-day conference is part of the global series “The Future is Unwritten: Healing Arts,” produced in partnership with the World Health Organization and Culturunners. Healing Arts Houston is open to the public and will be a dynamic space for dialogue, learning and inspiration. Practicing artists, health care professionals, medical educators, and scholars are welcome to attend. 

At this time the University of Houston intends to host Innovations in Arts and Health as a live, in-person conference, in the Student Center South on the University of Houston campus.

§ Continuing Medical Education (CME) credit is available for physicians.

Registration is now open!

Conference dates: Sept. 29 - Oct. 1, 2022

Event: $50* (non-students), $25* (students) | Parking (per day): $18 (day of the events), $12 (pre-paid)
*Includes breakfast and lunch - specify preferences in registration.


Our partners have helped make parts of the unwritten future into present-day reality with Healing Arts HoustonInnovations in Arts and Health. We are grateful to all our partners and contributors for their support.


    The Graduate Certificate in Arts and Health Program   Cynthia Woods Mitchell Center for the Arts   The Blaffer Art Museum