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Staff Music Ensemble Interest Form

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Artist Spotlight: Joyce Pearson

UF Health Shands Arts in Medicine is thrilled to showcase portraits from Joyce Pearson’s Hands Legacy Project.  Her work will be on display in the UF Health Shands Cancer Hospital, Criser Cancer Resource Center, Room 1302 from March 2nd through March 30th, 2015, Monday-Friday 9 AM-5 PM. An artist reception will be…

Creativity & Parkinson’s

In partnership with the Harn Museum of Art and the UF College of the Arts, the Arts in Medicine Programs at UF proudly present Parkinson’s & Creativity with support of the UF Creative B program.  The Criser Cancer Resource Center gallery is featuring artwork by patients with Parkinson’s…

Lyrical Lunch

“Every person is a writer, and every writer deserves a safe environment in which to experiment, learn, and develop craft.” ~ Pat Schneider On the first Thursday of each month, a group of UF Health artists and staff meet to write.  During each workshop, Writer in Residence, Dylan…

Program Spotlight: Music in Me

Each Monday afternoon what might be described as a cacophony of joy is heard coming from the pediatric playroom at UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital. Thanks to musician and music educator, David Ford of Tonewood Family Music, Inc., patients of all ages and their families are invited to sing,…

Celebrate Children’s Mental Health Awareness Month

The Arts Therapies in Arts in Medicine is one of the 1,100 organizations across the country celebrating Children’s Mental Health Awareness Month this May. Arts in Medicine is partnering up with the Eating Disorder Recovery Center, Psychiatry, Psychology, Child Life and Social Work to bring awareness at UF Health.

Artist Spotlight: Engineering professor exhibits at UF Health

The Arts in Medicine Programs at the University of Florida are thrilled to exhibit an origami installation by Associate Professor of Industrial and Systems Engineering and Creative Scholar-in-Residence at the UF School of Theatre and Dance, Elif Akcali.  As highlighted in the piece below, Elif has been engaging her engineering…

All-Star Jam for Kids Kicking Cancer

The All-Star Jam for Kids Kicking Cancer is a benefit concert supporting Kids Kicking Cancer Gainesville, a program that teaches youth who battle serious illnesses like cancer and sickle cell anemia how to lower their pain levels using the secrets of the martial arts. The All-Star Jam for Kids Kicking…

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…