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Patient receives virtual tour at the Harn Museum

Lia Phagan, 14, a patient in the UF Health’s Congenital Heart Center’s Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Unit, had the opportunity to escape the confines of her hospital room and virtually tour the Monet collection at the Harn Museum of Art in collaboration with UF Health Shands Arts in Medicine.

Creating Change: Arts for Rural Health Roundtable

On March 31, 2015, the Arts in Medicine programs at University of Florida will host Creating Change: Arts for Rural Health Roundtable on the 22nd floor of the Capitol Building Tallahassee, Florida. This roundtable discussion will examine the use of the arts as a tool for addressing critical health challenges and expanding health solutions for rural…

Volunteer Showcase: “Giving”

Works by Former and Current Arts in Medicine Volunteers on display February 10th-26th, 2015 Each academic semester, UF Health Shands Arts in Medicine (AIM) registers approximately 50 student and community volunteers at all skill levels. Arts in Medicine volunteers assist AIM…

Art in Motion Exhibition

Stop by the Alachua County Library: Headquarters Branch (401 E University Avenue)  to view an art exhibit featuring works by Art in Motion participants.  The exhibit will be on display February 1-March 31, 2015. There will be a reception on Saturday, February 28th from 2-4pm with the opportunity to…

AIM for the Holidays

Please join UF Health Shands Arts in Medicine on Friday, December 5th for their annual AIM for the Holidays celebration in the North Tower Atrium. Enjoy festive holiday music and cheer between 10AM-4PM featuring AIM Musicians in Residence, guest performers, community members and volunteers. The Harn Museum of Art Store…

Live Music in the Emergency Department

UF Health Shands Arts in Medicine Musicians in Residence provide music services for patients in the UF Health Emergency and trauma care units. This video was also featured as a spotlight on the University of Florida’s homepage: http://www.ufl.edu/spotlights/could-music-be-medicine-for-emergency-room-patients.html  …

Liminal Bell installed at UF Health

UF Health‘s newest art installation creates ceremony around the completion of patients’ cancer treatment.  Tina Mullen, Director of UF Health Arts in Medicine, recruited Gainesville artist Alexis Dold to design and construct the piece housed at the UF Health Davis Cancer Pavillion.  The Liminal Bell, derived from the Latin word…

Khandice’s Story featured on GTN News

The UF Health Shands Arts in Medicine program provided a reliable space for creative expression during Khandice Long’s hospital stay.  Khandice used visual art, writing, and music to cope with her hospitalization and develop emotional resiliency through the arts during a difficult time in her life.  She worked with many…

AIM hosted two UF 2014 International Piano Festival performances

The University of Florida International Piano Festival (UFIPF), sponsored by the University of Florida (UF), UF School of Music, UF Office of Research, UF Health, Visit Gainesville and Hoggtowne Music, was held June 14-21, 2014 at UF in the Music Building, Room 101.  UFIPF assembles outstanding college and pre-college pianists…