Request an Art Kit

Request an Art Kit

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

Self-directed kits including: journals, watercolors, origami, brain teasers and more.

 You may request up to two free kits per week.   
Please note: Art kits are delivered Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., excluding holidays.

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


Duke Cancer Center

Duke Hospital

Duke Medicine Pavilion

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Thank you



Current & Upcoming Programs

Thank you to all the Duke Health Staff & Volunteers who are participating in this year's Duke Health Employee Art Show

We are always so impressed with the hidden talents our colleagues possess. And this year we have included prices so everyone has a chance to show their support.

If you haven't been able to get by to see the exhibit in the Mars Gallerieshere is a link to a slide presentation of all the pieces.

All exhibits, performances and journaling sessions are free and open to the public. Click on any of the flyers below for a downloadable version.





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 2019

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