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Ricky’s Blog Post 3

Thankful for Love CD album cover. Interdisciplinary Connection “I’m working with Brianna today. I wondered if you had time today to hang out with us.” Amy had been working with this particular 7 year old for a few months, a girl with a congenital heart defect. This was a…

Artists in the Hospital Video Series

This short-video series was created to address the frequently asked question of what it’s like for a highly skilled professional artist to work in a hospital setting. The series, entitled Artists in the Hospital: In Their Own Words, does exactly that – three of our artists in residence describe their…

Ricky’s Blog Post 2

Decisions Freedom, in our culture, can be equated with the freedom of choice. Our demand for choice has resulted in an outbreak of options, in every aspect of life: politically, commercially, and spiritually, that combine to create a tailored lifestyle and identity. From our pick of hundreds of breakfast cereals…

Ricky’s Blog Post 1

In a hospital room eight stories high, which offers a stunning view of a prairie that sprawls for miles, I’m poised over sacred ground. From up above the thunderclouds, the heavy rain falling on the preserve casts a serene blue haze. This room has not been raised for worship, to…

Listen To Your Whisper Art Exhibit

Please join UF Health Shands Arts in Medicine in celebrating original works of art created by Phyllis Hilenski. Phyllis was an oncology patient at UF Health, and found creativity essential to her recovery. Her whimsical collection of paintings and poems absolutely fulfill her desire to uplift and inspire. The exhibit…

Program Update: Schedule for Dance for MS

Program Update: Dance for MS will resume, with the new schedule being Tuesdays from 3:30-4:45pm at the Rosa B Williams Center located at 524 NW 1st St, Gainesville, FL 32601   See below for parking details.     Parking details for the Rosa B Williams Center…

AIM Artist in Residence’s Global Reach

You may know AIM artist in residence Sarah Hinds from her work in the hospital and at the bedside. What you may not know is her reach beyond the hospital and our community. This summer, Sarah was a guest artist for the Study Abroad course titled “Arts for Health, Peace…

Art Beyond Bars – Harn Museum of Art Lectures + Talks

Art Beyond Bars Panel Discussion | Dance | Spoken Word Saturday, August 3, 2 – 4 pm This free program is held in conjunction with the installation UnseenAmerica: Photographs from the Inside, currently on view in the Chandler Auditorium. Arrive at 1:30 pm to view the work,…

Mark Connelly continues to Rock & Roll

8 months ago we shared a video of Mark Connelly, former patient at UF Health, playing with Arts in Medicine musician in residence Jason Hedges at the UF Health Rehab Center where Mark was recovering from a car accident. The story doesn’t end there. Here is what has happened since.

The Electric Slide + Other Sacred Geometries

The UF Center for Arts in Medicine and The City of Gainesville invite you to THE ELECTRIC SLIDE + OTHER SACRED GEOMETRIES, a National Dance Day celebration on Saturday, July 27th at Bo Diddley Plaza. This day-long event is part of an ongoing project inspired by the diverse threads of…