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permanent art on Exhibit Schedule card
Robert A. Thom
by Phillip Roberts
Taubman Health Center
Triangle Link, Floor 2

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In LSA Today, read
about the full, vibrant and multifaceted people
who participate in
Story Studio.
LSA Today

COVID-19 Special Message

by Cecile Hollinshead

Due to current Covid-19 guidelines, we have made changes to our programs, but some remain the same. Our nine on-location exhibit Galleries are doing their work for faculty & staff as they face unprecedented challenges. We are also supporting front line clinical staff with art in relaxation rooms and Bedside Art materials for patients.

For performing arts, we have gone online with the following:

  • Excellent regional, national & international performances
    on our new Visual & Performing Arts Resources site
  • Gifts of Art series concerts
  • Soothing lullabies
  • Enjoy or send a song from the Bedside Music Song Bank
In-person Bedside Art, Bedside Music, Story Studio and the Art Cart services have been temporarily suspended along with the Life Sciences Orchestra and the Gifts of Art Thursday concerts. The safety and well being of our patients, staff and community remains our highest priority at this time.

Print out and color pages from Gifts of Art's original art coloring books: "I'd Rather Be..." and Kaleidoscope & Art Gallery.

Color a Thank You card for Michigan Medicine front line staff, and email a photo of it or you holding it with your message or story to Headlines.
Thank You

          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.

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.

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Exhibiting Artists:
Our annual Call for Exhibits is now open Call for Entries
and has been extended through July 15, 2020.

Listen to Sweet Dreams
Sweet Dreams
Lullabies by Bedside Musicians and friends

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.

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

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