The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts in Canada has up with a group of doctors to sick people. The doctors will visits to Montreal's art galleries, instead of them medicine. The museum is currently part in 10 trials on patients to find out what effect art has on health. The patients people with breast cancer, eating disorders, epilepsy and mental health problems. Thomas Bastien, director of education and wellness at the museum, that art . He said: "We saw that the museum was good for people, so we decided to this program with the doctors. If you're suffering from breast cancer, you could to the museum and you might feel better."
A doctor who a lot of experience in to heal people with art about the benefits of art therapy. Dr Hélène Boyer said: "There's more and more scientific proof that art therapy good for your physical health." She said at art increases hormones in our bodies. These hormones are responsible for our well-being. Dr Boyer said art galleries released the same kinds of hormones that are released when we . Nathalie Bondil, the museum's director-general, said physical activity and art similar health benefits. She said: "I am convinced that in the 21st century, [art] will be what physical activity for health in the 20th century."