Current Exhibits

All exhibits are free and open to the public   


Arts & Health Galleries, Duke Hospital Concourse, March 5 - May 3, 2015

Talking Towels: A Garden of Silver Linings 

Paintings by Eleatta Diver


Complementing this exhibit, Arts & Health will host a live painting performance by artist, Eleatta Diver, accompanied by Performing Artist in Residence, Tim Smith on Wednesday, April 22, 2015 from 11 am to 1 pm at the Arts & Health Galleries.  Eleatta welcomes public participation and will be available for questions in her process of using re purposed paint-stained paper towels.  This event is free and open to everyone.

Arts & Health Galleries, Duke Hospital North


Clinic 1D Display Area, Duke Clinics Building, January 14 - March 9, 2015

Internal Landscape

Ceramics by Sasha Bakaric

Meet artist, Sasha Bakaric at the Clinic 1D Display area on:

Monday, March 23, 11  am - 1 pm,

Friday, April 10, noon - 2 pm,

Friday, April 24 and May 8, 11 am and 1 pm.

Click here to find out more about each exhibit and artist


Upcoming Concerts

These concerts are free and open to the public



Duke Medicine Orchestra's Spring Concert

Sunday, April 26, 2015

Baldwin Auditorium, 5:00pm

Additional information at: http://bit.ly/DMOSpring2015 


"May Music Wednesdays"

 Lunchtime Concert Series at Trent Semans Plaza, 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Wednesday, May 6, 2015
Carlos Salvo Duo,
Nueva Canción Chilena (New Chilean Song)

Wednesday, May 13, 2015
Eno Islanders,  
Hawaiian Music

Wednesday, May 20, 2015
Shawn Luby, 
Classical Guitar

Wednesday, May 27, 2015
Onyx Club Boys, 
Hot European Jazz

- Click here for additional information -


Did you know Arts & Health programs music all througout the hospital?

We offer music at bedside, throughout units and in waiting areas of the hospital by professional musicians (Artist in Residence) and volunteer Duke student musicians.

Click here to see a list of all the Artist in Residence, performance times and locations.

You may request a musician as well at the link below, or contact William Dawson, Performing Artist in Residence at william.dawson@duke.edu.



Ongoing Journaling Workshops

Every 2nd Friday of the month at the Duke Cancer Institute, Cancer Center Conference Room, 11:00 - 11:45 a.m.

Upcoming Workshops:

Friday, April 10th, 2015

Friday, May 8th, 2015

Friday, June 12th, 2015

Free for patients, families and staff of Duke Hospital.

Join us to learn how journaling can help you express emotions and thoughts, reduce anxiety, promote creativity and help with overall well-being.  Journals provided and no experience necessary.




Request a Musician

Request an Art Kit

We bring the arts to your bedside, free of charge. Choose from: journals, watercolors, origami, brain teasers and more.
 You may request up to two kits per week.  
Please note: We are not available to deliver kits between 4 pm Fridays through 11 am Monday, or on holidays.