Artists in Healthcare

Since 2002, The Creative Center has been training artists from across the United States to work in a variety of healthcare settings based on the principles of our book, Artists-in-Residence: The Creative Center's Approach to Arts in Healthcare.

  • Topics covered in training sessions include:
  • Body Systems for Artists
  • The Unique Culture of Hospitals
  • Cultural Diversity in a Healthcare Setting
  • Medical and Professional Protocols for Artists
  • The Portable Studio: Process, Projects and Materials Management
  • Best Practices in Artmaking: Visual, Performing and Literary Arts
  • The Artist and the Community
  • Hospice and Palliative Care
  • Looking at and Talking About Art
  • Caring for the Caregiver: Art for Families and Heatlthcare Staff
  • Patient Perspectives
  • Artists Logs/Reflecting Journaling