Gifts of Art original art coloring books are available FREE to patients and guests of Michigan Medicine.
This project began with Gifts of Art Bedside Artists surveying patients within the U-M Hospital community. Not surprisingly, they found the majority would prefer not to be in the hospital, they would rather be...
Hot off of the press in April 2019, and third in the Gifts of Art series, the "I'd Rather Be..." Coloring Book showcases the work of an international group of artists. Whether located in the Great Lakes region or elsewhere in the US, Italy, or even as far away as Australia, all the artist generously donated their drawings for this project. We are proud for the first time to also include pieces by artists who work at Michigan Medicine. Click on the designs below for printable pages.
Gifts of Art brings the world of art and music to Michigan Medicine. The FREE programs are intended to assist and enhance the healing process, reduce stress, support human dignity and renew the spirit. Click on the links below to access the following programs.
Here are some pages found in the "I'd Rather Be..." Coloring Book, as well as some special ones only found here. Click on the designs below to print out pages for your enjoyment or to share:
Pages from the Kaleidoscope and Art Gallery coloring books here.
The generous support of Destination Ann Arbor made the first printing of the "I'd Rather Be..." Coloring Book possible. To help support Gifts of Art, please visit our Donations page.
Gifts of Art Facebook has a photo album of artists with the pages they donated to the project.