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Patient drawing zen garden design

Collaborations: Expanding a patient’s world

Published: May 20th, 2016

When a partnership developed between the Harn and Arts in Medicine utilizing the museum’s meditative rock garden in the new Asian wing, Amy and Madeline recognized that the project seemed perfect for Lindsey, and would allow her to experience the unique outside world of the Asian Rock Garden from inside her hospital room.

Murphy-Pak footwork

Art Showcase: Footwork

Published: May 4th, 2016

In recognition of ALS Awareness Month, please join us in celebrating original works of art by Sandra Murphy-Pak, an artist and colleague, living with ALS. Footwork is a compilation of her recent work and an exploration in how an artist can continue to work without use of her hands.

Emily Pozek

Graduate Student Spotlight: Emily Pozek

Published: Feb 22nd, 2016

UF Center for Arts in Medicine graduate student, Emily Pozek, was one of the first students in the United States to earn a graduate degree in Arts in Medicine.

352Creates logo


Published: Feb 2nd, 2016

352Creates is a single day of participatory, pop-up style art-making and creativity on February 26th, 2016 in the 352 area code, with the purpose of communicating that creativity is fun.

Tori Kelly and Jamal

Special Edition: Tiny Bed Session with Tori Kelly

Published: Sep 15th, 2015

UF Health Musicians in Residence work in the hospital daily, bringing live music to patients experiencing serious health challenges.

Collaborations Art Exhibit

Collaborations Art Exhibit

Published: Sep 14th, 2015

Alone we can do so little; Together we can do so much” – Helen Keller The wise words of Helen Keller, who knew first-hand what it meant to overcome adversity, […]

Arts & Health Month

Published: Sep 3rd, 2015

This November, please join us and others in celebrating the positive impact the arts have on the healthcare experience. Help raise awareness about how the arts improve patient outcomes; create […]

Jill Sonke and Ricky Kendall at TedXUF

TEDxUF talk about Arts in Medicine

Published: Apr 28th, 2015

Center for Arts in Medicine Director Jill Sonke delivers first TEDxUF talk about Arts in Medicine.  Throughout Jill’s career she has sought to explore the relationships between creativity, meaning, and […]


Artist Spotlight: Joyce Pearson

Published: Feb 18th, 2015

UF Health Shands Arts in Medicine is thrilled to showcase portraits from Joyce Pearson’s Hands Legacy Project.  Her work will be on display in the UF Health Shands Cancer Hospital, […]


Creativity & Parkinson’s

Published: Jan 6th, 2015

In partnership with the Harn Museum of Art and the UF College of the Arts, the Arts in Medicine Programs at UF proudly present Parkinson’s & Creativity with support of […]