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2,000 reasons to call this girl Brave

A mobile of nearly 2,000 Bravery Beads displays AnnaRose’s courage and resilience while she waited for her heart transplant.  Arts in Medicine helped transform the individual strands into a work of art she will always remember.     A collaboration between an Art Therapist, Artist in Residence, and Guest…

A legacy marked with a (master)piece of graffiti

  When people describe Greg Nelams most people say, he was positive, he had a hip-hop style, and he could really draw! Art therapist, Amy Bucciarelli, worked with Greg during his hospitalization to help him express his experience and cope with hospitalization through the media he loved –…

Mysteries of Squish Art

UF Health Shands Arts in Medicine is pleased to showcase original works by patient, Barron Chappell, in the South Tower, Criser Cancer Resource gallery, Room 1302.  The exhibit will be on display April 7-30, 2014, Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.     “I wanted to…

Arts for Resiliency Symposium

The Arts in Medicine Programs at the University of Florida in partnership with the UF Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, FSU Department of Art Education, the Florida Office of Rural Health and Franklin’s Promise Coalition will be hosting a two day symposium March 27-28, 2014 titled Using the Arts for…

The Journey Inward

  The Journey Inward UF Health Shands Arts in Medicine is proud to showcase original works by resident art therapist Genevieve Camp in the South Tower, Criser Cancer Resource Center gallery, Room 1302.  Genevieve’s painting were inspired by her clinical work at the UF Health Eating Disorders Recovery Center.  The exhibit…

AIM for the Holidays

Please join UF Health Shands Arts in Medicine in celebrating the holidays on Friday, Dec. 6th. Check out our annual Holiday Gift Sale from the Harn Museum of Art Store in the UF Health Shands Hospital Atrium (north campus) from 6 a.m. – 5 p.m.  Proceeds benefit Arts in Medicine…

Integrative Medicine: Supporting people on their journey to realizing wholeness

Integrative Medicine is the practice of medicine that reaffirms the importance of the relationship between practitioner and patient, focuses on the whole person, is informed by evidence, and makes use of all appropriate therapeutic approaches, healthcare professionals and disciplines to achieve optimal health and healing. (Consortium for Academic Health Centers…

Creative for Health: Art and Writing Workshops for People Affected by Cancer

UF Health Shands Arts in Medicine and UF HealthStreet presents: Creative for Health Art and Writing Workshops Nothing feels better than to fully immerse yourself in an art project.  The world around you falls away.  Time passes pleasantly without notice. Research also suggests that creativity is good for our health. …

UF 2013 International Piano Festival

The University of Florida International Piano Festival to present world-class pianists in master classes and in recitals.   This summer, the University of Florida will host world-renowned pianists from across the United States and China for the International Piano Festival. Now in its 6th year, this annual event…

Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day

The arts therapies in Arts in Medicine is teaming up with UF Psychiatry, UF Psychology and the Eating Disorder Recovery Center to recognize Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day on May 9, 2013. The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) the US Department of Health & Human Services, the…