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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…

Marshal’s pARTy Opening Reception and Exhibit

Join UF Health Shands Arts in Medicine in celebrating the original works by Marshal Fisher. Marshal was an osteosarcoma patient at UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital from 2014-2018, and utilized art in all its forms throughout adversity. This whimsical collection demonstrates his passion for art making, and honors his legacy to inspire creativity in others.…

Artist in Residence Contributes Works to Pediatric Infusion Center Renovation

Upon entering the newly renovated Pediatric Infusion Center in UF Health Shands’ Children’s Hospital, one is greeted by four furry/feathered faces. These are the faces of the three commissioned prints by AIM Artist in Residence and printmaker Molly Kempson. The displayed works feature a black bear, whitetail fawn, and a pair of eastern screech owls.…

Active Streets Alliance + 352Creates ‘Create in Community’ Art Event

Join Active Streets + 352Creates Sunday, February 24th 11am-3pm at Depot Park in downtown Gainesville, Florida, where businesses, organizations and individuals will lead free, creative participatory activities and/or any group activity that will engage attendees in a healthy, active lifestyle. Arts in Medicine will host a free creative activity alongside many others from the Gainesville…

Leg and Lintel

On Display February 1-28, 2019 Opening Reception February 7, 2019, 4:00-6:00pm Criser Cancer Resource Center, 1515 SW Archer Road, Room 1302 Please join UF Health Shands Arts in Medicine in celebrating original works by Brett Taylor. Brett is a senior printmaking student at the University of Florida. He constructs portraits that integrate anatomy and architecture…

Rawlings Elementary School Murals

With support from the Florida Division of Cultural Affairs, Arts in Medicine recently created a mural with a health and wellness focus at Rawlings Elementary School. Artist in Residence Sarah Hinds engaged the students at Rawlings in the project from conception to completion. The process began with Sarah leading the students through brainstorming ideas to illustrate a…