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    The new UK Albert B. Chandler Hospital doesn’t look or sound like a traditional hospital thanks to the UK Arts in HealthCare program. Multiple forms of art throughout our hospitals and clinics are made possible through private funds. The program features local, national and international artists.

    Michael Karpf“All great academic medical centers rely on philanthropy to achieve their dreams. The generous gifts of individuals and organizations make it possible to bring together art, science and healing in this world-class facility for the people of Kentucky and beyond.” 

    – Michael Karpf, MD, Executive Vice President for Health Affairs 

    The UK Arts in HealthCare program established a community-based advisory committee to help define the mission and vision of the program, write policies and select major commissions. The program features:

    • Local, national and international visual artists.
    • Performing artists from our faculty and staff and from the world stage.
    • Therapeutic arts which employ art in the clinical setting to contribute to healing.

    As the role of the arts in the health care setting is further substantiated, the program will grow and change to enrich the healing environment at UK HealthCare.

  • TGIF Fall Performance Series featuring UK School of Music faculty and students opens September 26th and continues through December 12th. 

    Nearly every Friday this Fall will feature a live musical performance beginning at noon in the Pavilion A Atrium Lobby of the UK Chandler Hospital. The performances will include everything from Opera and Irish folk tunes to songs by Mozart and the Beatles.

    UK Arts in HealthCare is happy to announce the addition of our newest art exhibition space!

    The North Rotating Gallery is located on the 3rd floor of the KY Clinic. The 1st exhibit, now on dipslay, features large and vibrant abstract pigment paintings by Korean artist Chung Hwan Park. The exhibit was made possible by the generous gift of 40 Park paintings to our program by Laura Smith and Martin Nederpelt.

    The "Room with a View" exhibit, by well-known Lexington artist Robert Tharsing, is now on display at the UK Chandler Hospital East Rotating Gallery.

    The exhibit features a collection of oil on canvas color paintings done from views of downtown Lexington at his High Street studio in the 1990's.

  • Recognition for excellence

    In 2013, The UK Arts in HealthCare Program was recognized for excellence by the Governor’s Award in the Arts and the Medi-Star Awards. Both awards recognized the patient-centered focus of the program.

    Learn more about our awards and program.

  • Tell us what you think

    UK Arts in HealthCare is always looking for ways to better serve our patients, families and staff. Provide us with feedback, pose questions or make suggestions as to how we can improve the program and what it brings to the health care environment.

    Fill out our comment form and let us know. We would love to hear from you!

  • Volunteer with Arts in HealthCare

    There are many ways to volunteer in the UK Arts in HealthCare program.

    Opportunities are available for:

    • Musicians
    • Performing artists
    • Art therapists
    • Visual artists
    • Curatorial support

    Fill out our volunteer form to help!

  • Volunteer with Arts in HealthCare

    There are many ways to volunteer in the UK Arts in HealthCare program.

    Opportunities are available for:

    • Musicians
    • Performing artists
    • Art therapists
    • Visual artists
    • Curatorial support

    Fill out our volunteer form to help!

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