The Joy of Art! Program
Art is an important factor in rebuilding lives. It creates an inviting and calming environment that is therapeutic for patients, staff and visitors. Patients get the opportunity to express their emotions through creativity, stimulate their mind and feel joy during their hospital stay. The Joy of Art! program hosts exhibitions throughout the year and supports art groups and activities that helps patients feel engaged with the community. Art is integrated into patient care, providing holistic patient-centered healing.
We host in-house juried and non-juried art exhibitions throughout the year, featuring artwork from community artists, employees, and patients. Check our event calendar for upcoming exhibits.
We support art groups for patients run by volunteers and recreation therapists. We host workshops, performances, cultural events and more.
Our art collection is comprised of an array of donated artwork that is displayed in care areas, offices and hallways.
Give the Gift of Art
There are many ways you can help ensure patients continue to receive the benefits of art:
- Purchase a piece of artwork from one of our many exhibits
- Become a planning committee or art group volunteer
- Donate funds to the program
- Artists may respond to calls for art by submitting to juried or non-juried exhibits
Dawn Kubie Photography
Carol paints organic subjects using alcohol ink. She enjoys applying the unpredictability of this medium to obtain its unique results.