Arts & Health at Duke is using a new order page for our Activity Kits. We have updated our secure Duke website order form for patients, visitors and staff. Thank you for your patience!

Request an Activity Kit

Request an Activity Kit

We bring the activities to your bedside, free of charge.

Self-directed kits including: adult coloring books, journals, puzzle books and playing cards.

 You may request up to two free kits per week.   
Now you can color using your tablet!  
Arts & Health Coloring Book, Volume Two now available for download. 
Please note: Activity kits are delivered Monday through Thursday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., excluding holidays.
Fridays, last delivery is at 3:00 pm.

Request a Musician

Please note: Musician bedside visits are available Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., excluding holidays.
Visits are fulfilled as possible.

Self-Guided Art Tours

Downloadable walking tours of some of Duke University Hospital's Art Collection and Designed Spaces for your smartphone

Click any location listed to download your art tour guide


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Just for Children

 Art kits can include projects ranging from paper arts, watercolors, and mixed media. Arts kits can be delivered FREE to patients rooms by request. Our Pediatric Art Teacher is able to facilitate art sessions for patients at the bedside and in our outpatient clinics.

Staff members, patients or patient representatives can request art kits and/or art visits for pediatric patients by completing the online form below or by calling our office at (919) 684-6124.




Visit  our Arts and Health Exhibition Site

Click here to see a full list of current and past 2021 exhibits, images and pricing.



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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.




Spotlight Your Department or Specialty

Arts & Health is currently accepting exhibit applications for Duke Affiliated Departmental exhibits in the Mars Galleries for 2022

Download a copy of the guidelines and applications here (.pdf version).