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Alone we can do so little; Together we can do so much” – Helen Keller The wise words of Helen Keller, who knew first-hand what it meant to overcome adversity, have great meaning as we peer through the lens of healthcare. Alone, children or teenagers coping…

Arts & Health Month

This November, please join us and others in celebrating the positive impact the arts have on the healthcare experience. Help raise awareness about how the arts improve patient outcomes; create safer, more supportive healthcare environments; offer caregivers an opportunity for creativity and self-expression; and benefit communities by engaging people in…

A Veteran’s Perspective

The Criser Cancer Resource Center Gallery is featuring original works of art created by the Mental Health Intensive Case Management Veterans Community.

TEDxUF talk about Arts in Medicine

Center for Arts in Medicine Director Jill Sonke delivers first TEDxUF talk about Arts in Medicine.  Throughout Jill’s career she has sought to explore the relationships between creativity, meaning, and health through programs that bring the arts to healthcare settings. This talk was given at a TEDx event using…

Rising Nashville artist Austin Moody visits UF Health

Rising Nashville country artist Austin Moody made a special stop on his tour to sing for patients at the bedside with AIM Musician in Residence, Ricky Kendall. Austin was passing through Gainesville as a featured artist at Gator Nights at the University of Florida.  To learn more about Austin, visit:…

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…