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Tom Petty Birthday Bash 2019

Join us in celebrating the Tom Petty Birthday Bash in Gainesville, FL! What: The Tom Petty Birthday Bash is a free music and arts festival celebrating the music and legacy of Tom PettyWhere: Depot Park in Gainesville, FLWhen: October 19-20, 2019 The Birthday Bash, held yearly on Tom…

Artists in the Hospital Video Series

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…

Listen To Your Whisper Art Exhibit

Please join UF Health Shands Arts in Medicine in celebrating original works of art created by Phyllis Hilenski. Phyllis was an oncology patient at UF Health, and found creativity essential to her recovery. Her whimsical collection of paintings and poems absolutely fulfill her desire to uplift and inspire. The exhibit…

Program Update: Schedule for Dance for MS

Program Update: Dance for MS will resume, with the new schedule being Tuesdays from 3:30-4:45pm at the Rosa B Williams Center located at 524 NW 1st St, Gainesville, FL 32601   See below for parking details.     Parking details for the Rosa B Williams Center…

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…

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’,…

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…

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.

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…