Arts for Health MK: Blog


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20th Anniversary Event
25 May 2024

New Artwork for MKUH Collection
25 May 2024

Spring Newsletter 2024
16 May 2024

Project Update:
Creative Play - Music and Song
07 May 2024

Project Update: Headstart
02 May 2024

Impact of The Collection
01 May 2024

Twenty for Twenty
28 March 2024

New Artworks on Loan from Paintings in Hosptials
27 March 2024

IATE Student Art Therapist - Julie Laugere

26 March 2024

Call for Creative Courtyard Volunteers
14 March 2024

Winter Newsletter 2024
30 January 2024

A Supportive Conversation with Dr Esther Aslan 
26 January 2024

Feel Good Foods Cookbook
21 November 2023

AGM 22nd Nov 2023
2 November 2023

Music workshops
24 August 2023

AHA Inclusivity & Diversity Badge
20 July 2023

Gill Quinnell - degree show
20 June 2023

Summer Newsletter
16 June 2023

Courtyards Update
6 June 2023

Movement and Dance with Kate Taylor - Taster Session
9 May 2023

Artist’s Listening Event
20 March 2023

Winter Newsletter
8 December 2022

Drumming Circle

6 December 2022

Courtyards Update
1 November 2022

MK DAD 2022
14 July 2022

Our First Newsletter
16 June 2022

Art Psychotherapy
20 May 2022

Exploring Identities
10 May 2022

Peter-Randall Page Sculpture 
March 2022

Trustee Vacancy
16th July 2021

MKDAD 2021
14 July 2021


12th April 2021

Programme Update
5th February 2021

Exhibition MK Gallery Project Space
Update 1 December 2020
Update 5th November 2020

16th October 2020

Heritage Open Days 2020
11-20 September 2020

We are recruiting:  Freelance Fundraiser 
15th July 2020

Jazz Moreton Spaghetti For Two:
MKDAD 2020
13th July 2020

Call for Entries:
Arts for Health MK Gallery – Online

24th April 2020

Online Resources
- we would love to hear your feedback

March 2020

Covid-19 virus statement
and effects on Arts for Health MK public activities

March 2020

New art exhibition from paintings in hospitals
November 2019

Call for Entries:
Exhibit at Milton Keynes University Hospital

September 2019

Call for Artists:
MKDAD Open Art Exhibition

June 2019

Artist profile: Bill Billings
June 2018

Feature Friday: Hannah Wilson 2018

Call for Entries: Arts for Health MK - Online Gallery
Applications have now closed

24th April 2020

Our mission at Arts for Health Milton Keynes is to use arts and creativity to improve health and well-being. We think that now more than ever it is important to use our creativity to bring people together across our community. Therefore, we are inviting artists living and working in Milton Keynes and the surrounding areas (MK postcode) to submit artworks for our online exhibition.

As we navigate through this time of enforced uncertainty and change, the exhibition will highlight the artwork being made within this period. It could be artworks created in isolation, documenting the resurgence of finding of joy in simple things or exploring the comforts or discomforts of repetition or disrupted routines. We are particularly interested in artworks that highlight the challenges faced by those living with physical or mental health challenges continuously in day to day life but have more public resonance now.

We welcome artworks of any medium including but not limited to painting, drawing, video or sculpture, artworks must be suitable for a portfolio style web gallery – however please note we cannot accommodate real time live performances. The online exhibition will form a lasting exhibition archive, on our website.

We will be showing as many as we can over the coming weeks, updating our online exhibition regularly to create a dialogue on social media. Maximum 3 artworks per artist.

Deadline for submissions: Friday 31st July 2020

Applications have now closed

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For more information email:

Application information for artists:
  • Please mark the subject line of your email: Online Exhibition Entry  

  • Attach one high quality, jpeg image of each of the artworks you are submitting (Maximum 3 artworks per artist) - see photography tips below

  • For video works please provide the link to the artwork(s) on your website, YouTube or vimeo channel within your application.

  • Please include the artists name, title of the artwork and medium in each image file name

  • Please indicate clearly if you do not wish your name publishing next to your artworks to maintain anonymity

  • Artworks may be available for sale - All sales will be coordinated by Arts for Health Milton Keynes. There is a 25% commission which will go directly to Arts for Health Milton Keynes and help to fund our exhibitions and activities. Please indicate any sale prices (including commission) clearly on your application.  

  • Include a brief description about each of your artworks, including dimensions and how they fit into the exhibition theme / any other relevant information. (We may include this next to your artworks)

  • Before sending please ensure that you are happy for these images and information to be shared on our social media channels

Photographing your artwork:  we have put together some tips on how to photograph your artworks from home. Which are also available to download below:

How to photograph your artworks

Privacy Policy and Data Protection
The information you provide will only be used by Arts For Health Milton Keynes to administer the exhibition. It will be kept in a secure environment and only accessed on a “need to know” basis. It will not be shared with any other organisations or transferred outside of the European Union. It will be retained until the completion of the exhibition administration, when it will be securely destroyed.

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Arts for Health Milton Keynes
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Milton Keynes Hospital
Standing Way
Milton Keynes

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Arts for Health Milton Keynes is the working name of MK Arts for Health charity number 1107625  company number 05137693