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M-Bot Robot Mural
is now on permanent display opposite Mott Community Relations,
UH South, F2519.
M-Bot Robot Mural

Permanent Art on Exhibit Schedule card
Christina Burch
Forest of Love: The Heart's Great Repose
by Christina Burch
CVC, Level 2

Gifts of Art helping patients heal through music.
Greg Maxwell
Bedside Musicians discuss their work on video. video
Read or watch more stories from Gifts of Art's Bedside Music program.


Be a Victor for Arts in Medicine!

We invite you to join us in supporting art & music at Michigan Medicine. Contributions to the Gifts of Art Endowment Fund help this internationally recognized, arts in medicine program continue to revitalize and enrich lives, now with a 1:1 match to double your impact!

Autumn White Birch Forest was on display in 2017 in the Gifts of Art Gallery – University Hospital Main Lobby. Artists Steve & Ann Loveless blend quilting and photography and won the ArtPrize 2015 public vote Grand Prize.

Your tax deductible gift can be made online. For more detailed information about how to make a gift, please visit our Donations page.

I have been taking my husband to U-M Hospitals since 2015 for his cancer treatments, and the art in the Gifts of Art galleries has lifted my spirits on days that included nothing but darkness.

    Gifts of Art    
One of the first and most comprehensive arts in medicine programs nationwide, Gifts of Art brings the world of art & music to Michigan Medicine. During times of stress and illness, the arts have the power to nurture and engage. Gifts of Art programs utilize the arts to assist and enhance the healing process, reduce stress, support human dignity and renew the spirit.

For information about our exhibits, please visit Exhibits. For information about our concerts, visit Performances. Information on all of our other programs, including Bedside Music & Art, the FRIENDS Meditation Garden and the Life Sciences Orchestra, visit Programs.

Gifts of Art is sponsored, in part, by the FRIENDS of Michigan Medicine, grants, donations and art sales. To learn how you can make a gift, please visit Donations.

Print out pages from the
Kaleidoscope and Art Gallery
Coloring Books!

Kaleidoscope and Art Gallery Coloring Books

Listen to Sweet Dreams

Sweet Dreams
Lullabies by Bedside Musicians
and friends for UMHS patients
and families. Songs and lyrics
available here.

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It's time to VOTE for your favorite work of art in the annual Michigan Medicine Employee Art Exhibition.

Employee Art Exhibition

Parkinson's Movement
& Dance Classes

September-December 2018
Parkinson's Movement & Dance Class

Art Under the Microscope is now on permanent display at Michigan Medicine.
Art Under the Microscope

Paging Dr. Violin? U-M Life Sciences Orchestra Blends Music & Medicine
Dr. Jenna Devare
Article & photos
LSO video

Radiance Tapestry,
an art piece created during the inaugural Grief Awareness Week with staff created messages. More
Radiance Tapestry
by Professor Anne Mondro
& UMHS staff
University Hospital, Decedent Affairs, 2C223 (near the Café)

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