Current Exhibits & Upcoming Performances

All exhibits  and performances are free and open to the public.  Click here for more information.


Arts & Health Galleries, Duke Hospital Concourse

"Take Note"

A curated exhibit of quilts by the African American Quilt Circle of Durham

January 7 - February 28, 2016

"Meet the Artists" Event, Wednesday, February 17, 2016 from 11:30 am - 1:30 pm at the Arts & Health Galleries


 Morrison Exhibit Space in Clinic 1D, Duke Clinics Building

Artfully Dunne

The paintings of Robert Dunne

January 5 - March 3, 2016

"Meet the Artist" Events January 11 - 13, 2016 from noon - 2 pm at the Morrison Exhibit Space near Clinic 1D




37th Duke Employee Art Show

Registration Deadline:

Monday, February 15, 2016 

(or until 175 entries are received)

Artwork Delivery: Tuesday, March 1, 2016, 7:00 am - 10:00 am at the Arts & Health Galleries located in the concourse between Duke North and the Duke Medicine Pavilion

Exhibit Dates:  March 4 - May 2, 2016

Mark your calendars for the next Duke Employee Art Show.  

For Details & Registration:  

Click here for the downloadable registration form with all the details.

To Volunteer:  

Click here to volunteer on Tuesday, March 1, 2016 to help us accept artwork. 

Volunteer Descriptions:  

Click here to see all a description of each Volunteer Position.

For a poster:

Click here for downloadable poster:


Did you know Arts & Health programs music all throughout 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.




Arts & Health is currently accepting exhibit applications for Duke Affiliated Departmental exhibits in the Mars Galleries for 2016 

Download a copy of the guidelines and application here.

There are two deadlines for submissions:

April 30, 2016 for exhibit proposals between June 30, 2016 - January 2017.

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, February 12, 2016

Friday, March 11, 2016

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: Art kits are delivered Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., excluding holidays.