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Bay County Art Teachers Supply Drive

Bay County Art Teachers Supply Drive Bay County, Florida returned to school yesterday after the devastating impacts of Hurricane Michael. Due to severe damage to classrooms, please consider donating much needed supplies to help stock art classrooms and make sure kids have a chance to express their courage…

Tom Petty Birthday Bash

Join us in celebrating the birthday of the late Gainesville Great, Tom Petty at Depot Park on Friday, October 19th and Saturday, October 20th! Proceeds from the event will support the music program of UF Health Shands Arts in Medicine. With the blessing of the Petty family, Musician in Residence, Jason Hedges (frontman of cover band,…

If Hope was Money, I’d be a Millionaire

Please join UF Health Shands AIM in celebrating original works by Iris Coe-Gross. Iris is a former Bone Marrow Transplant nurse who began artmaking after her stage IV metastatic breast cancer diagnosis. She created this exquisite collection of survivor portraits while undergoing treatment.

3rd Act: Life After Life

Please join us in celebrating original works by 3rd Act: Life after Life, a writing and creative arts workshop held at the Alachua County Senior Recreation Center.

Patient Spotlight: The Heart and Soul of Viper

For years rapper/songwriter Rakeem Smith aka Viper has been lying awake crafting lyrics and rhymes and storing them in his mind. After a couple writing and recording sessions during a long-term hospital stay, Viper is ready to share his voice with the world.

Every 100 Feet, the World Changes

Despite a traumatic event that left her disabled, Deborah finds beauty, inspiration and whimsy in the world around. Her collection of paintings, photography and digital works will be on display in the Criser Cancer Resource Center May 1st through 31st.

Thankful for Love Kids Album

UF Health Shands Arts in Medicine Musician in Residence, Ricky Kendall, creates an album featuring songs inspired and co-written by our pediatric patients.