CALL FOR EXHIBITS 2017/18 – GIFTS OF ART PROGRAM
MICHIGAN MEDICINE, UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN
This call has ended.
Next year's call will begin in March 2018.
What is the Gifts of Art Program at the University of Michigan?
One of the first and most comprehensive arts in healthcare programs in the
US, Gifts of Art brings the world of art and music to Michigan Medicine, the academic medical center of the University of Michigan. At the dynamic
intersection of arts and medicine, Gifts of Art serves a diverse
patients, families, visitors, faculty, staff and students.
About our Exhibition Program
For our calls, we seek solo and group exhibitions of original art around a
Our nine exhibit galleries are located in busy areas of the hospitals and clinics with approximately 10,000 visitors a day. The Exhibition Program is designed to calm nerves, uplift spirits, and engage minds. This supports the healing process and reduces the stress and anxiety often associated with a healthcare setting. Experiencing the arts in a medical setting can be life changing.
Our Selection Criteria
In selecting artwork, we take into consideration the medical and emotional sensitivities of our viewers. Overt sexual content, violence and nudity will not be considered. We will also avoid pieces that are confrontational, chaotic, obviously depressing or contain negative medical connotations.
cohesive theme. Individual
may apply. We
exhibit both 2-D
wall mounted art and 3-D art in display cases. Shows are
90 days in duration.
Gifts of Art galleries provide extensive exposure. We handle publicity, sales
(if artwork is for sale), and insure artwork while in our possession.
Gifts of Art Exhibition Program short video.