Harnessing the transformative power of the arts for health.

Founded in 1990, UF Health Shands Arts in Medicine seeks to enrich a patient’s hospital stay through the visual, performing, and literary art activities and experiences provided and/or led by Artists in Residence.

10,000 Songs performed by Musicians in Residence at the bedside in 2018.

Music Referrals

12,000 Visual Art activities led by an Artist in Residence at the bedside or in workshops in 2018.

Visual Arts Referrals

Artist in Residence's Global Reach

You may know AIM artist in residence Sarah Hinds from her work in the hospital and at the bedside. What you may not know is her reach beyond the hospital and our community.

Sarah and patients with beads

AIM Current Events

Harn Museum of Art Mini Art Sale and 352Creates…

Join Arts in Medicine, the Harn Museum of Art, and 352Creates for the Mini Art Sale and 352Creates Museum Nights! When: December 12, 5 – 9 pmWhere…

6x6 mini art sale

Colors Opening Reception and Exhibit

Please join UF Health Shands Arts in Medicine in celebrating original works by patient Skylar Hyde. Her work explores the color wheel and the…

Reflections by Skylar Hyde

Holiday Program Updates

The Criser Cancer Resource Center will be closed Thursday, November 28th and Friday, November 29th. The Wednesday, November 27th Dance for Life…

happy thanksgiving

Calendar of Events

Upcoming Events

  1. Dec 09

  2. Dec 10

    1. Dance for MS

      The Rosa B Williams Center, 524 NW 1st St, Gainesville, FL 32601

      3:30pm to 4:45pm

  3. Dec 11

  4. Dec 12

  5. Dec 16