Research has become an important part of what we do at Open Art Box, helping us to build our vision for the future and improve our projects. 

Art box deliveries: The experiences of people with dementia and their carers during Covid 19 lockdown

This article was published by Dementia and is co-authored by Dr Valerie Critten; Dr Sarah Critten and Open Art Box directors. It investigates the impact of Open Art Box CIC's Home Workshop Boxes during the Covid-19 lockdowns. 

You can read it for free by following the above link. 

How can the arts and creativity support people who are shielding or vulnerable during Covid-19

A report carried out by the Culture Health and Wellbeing Alliance looked into the different ways cultural and creative organisations and individuals have been supporting the most vulnerable in our communities during lockdown.

We are proud to have been included as one of the case studies in this important report, that highlights the vital role the arts has played in supporting people through this crisis and beyond.

You can read the whole report by clicking the link above.