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Program Update: Dance for MS

Program Update: Today’s Dance for MS class (August 19th) has been cancelled. The Dance for MS class will also be taking a short break from its weekly schedule. Stay tuned in the coming weeks for more details on the class’s return. Our apologies for any inconvenience.

Artists in the Hospital: In Their Own Words

This short-video series was created to address the frequently asked question of what it’s like for a highly skilled professional artist to work in a hospital setting. The series, entitled Artists in the Hospital: In Their Own Words, does exactly that – three of our artists in residence describe their practice in their own words…

AIM 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. This summer, Sarah was a guest artist for the Study Abroad course titled “Arts for Health, Peace and Community Engagement” that was…

Mark Connelly continues to Rock & Roll

8 months ago we shared a video of Mark Connelly, former patient at UF Health, playing with Arts in Medicine musician in residence Jason Hedges at the UF Health Rehab Center where Mark was recovering from a car accident. The story doesn’t end there. Here is what has happened since.

[Un]mASKed: the Meaning of Me

July 10 – 31, 2019 Mon – Fri 9:00AM – 5:00PM Free – All are welcome Please join UF Health Shands Arts in Medicine in celebrating original works created by adolescent girls incarcerated at a detention facility in Alachua County. Facilitated by AIM Artist in Residence, ‘Ms. Alana’, art group participants meet weekly to engage…

A Therapeutic and Anatomical Approach to Yoga

Program Update: This event’s date has changed to October 26, 2019. We are proud to sponsor  “A Therapeutic and Anatomical Approach to Yoga”! This class will be co-hosted by Integrative Therapies practitioner and yoga therapist, Tammy Bernard. Register today at http://advancedmassage.net/workshops/

Qigong offered weekly

Have you heard? Qigong for Wellbeing is a free Wellness Class hosted by Arts in Medicine and Integrative Therapies that offers gentle, slow, relaxing and restorative meditation in motion. It promotes ease, balance, strength, and flexibility. The class is FREE, open to all, and accommodates all skill levels. Drop-ins welcome. Time: Every Monday evening from…

International Piano Festival

UF Health Shands Arts in Medicine is proud to partner with the University of Florida’s School of Music for 2019’s International Piano Festival. Arts in Medicine and the UF School of Music will host two special performances in the UF Haalth Shands Children’s Hospital (North Tower) and the UF Health Shands Cancer Hospital (South Tower)…

AIM Artist in Residence’s Global Impact

We are proud to announce that UF Health Artist in Residence Sarah Hinds has been awarded the prestigious Mandela Washington Fellowship Reciprocal Exchange Award sponsored by the US Department of State. Through this program, Sarah will travel to Nigeria in West Africa to collaborate with Mandela Washington Fellow Kunle Adewale, who runs a dynamic Arts…

18th Annual Arts in Medicine Summer Intensive

The 18th Annual Arts in Medicine Summer Intensive has arrived! The UF Center for Arts in Medicine and UF Health Shands Arts in Medicine programs are proud to host the Summer Intensive this year from May 6th-May 17th. The Intensive is a comprehensive training program for artists, health professionals, administrators, students, educators, and others who…