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Writing for the Health of It

Published: August 20th, 2013

Writing for the Health of It is a fun and inspirational writing group designed for all members of Shands staff, including non-writers, who wish to access their creative voice and express themselves […]

Dance for Lifelong Health for All

Published: August 19th, 2013

Free weekly dance classes that focus on fun, fitness, creativity and community and use easy dance techniques from jazz, modern, and various national styles that contribute to experiencing the joy […]

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Creative for Health: Art and Writing Workshops for People Affected by Cancer

Published: June 27th, 2013

UF Health Shands Arts in Medicine and UF HealthStreet presents: Creative for Health Art and Writing Workshops Nothing feels better than to fully immerse yourself in an art project.  The […]

Musicians on Call

Published: June 27th, 2013

Musicians on Call is a program that occurs throughout the week in the North and South Towers.  During this time, musicians answer referrals by performing for patients and family members […]

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction

Published: June 12th, 2013

MBSR’s six week program offers: Mindfulness meditation instruction Introductory mindful yoga Evidence-based tools for anxiety, depression, & promoting happiness Group dialogue Daily homework assignments 4 CDs and a practice manual […]

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UF 2013 International Piano Festival

Published: June 12th, 2013

The University of Florida International Piano Festival to present world-class pianists in master classes and in recitals.   This summer, the University of Florida will host world-renowned pianists from across […]

Brown Bag Cafe

Published: May 14th, 2013

Brown Bag Café is a performance series that occurs on Fridays from noon-1pm in the North Tower Atrium. During this time, the North Atrium is transformed into a performance space […]


Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day

Published: May 6th, 2013

The arts therapies in Arts in Medicine is teaming up with UF Psychiatry, UF Psychology and the Eating Disorder Recovery Center to recognize Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day on May […]

Sketchbook Project

Collaborative Sketchbooks

Published: April 30th, 2013

Art House is an independent Brooklyn-based company that organizes global, collaborative art projects. Their flagship endeavor is the Sketchbook Project: an evolving library that features more than 18,000 artists’ books […]

Lake City Art Showcase

Lake City VA Arts and Music Showcase

Published: June 20th, 2012

The Lake City VA Recreational Therapy department hosted their first art and music showcase June 12, 2012 featuring original works of art and performances by inpatient veterans. Shands Arts in […]