The Art Collection

Discover the Art Trail...


We have developed ‘Look Around You’, Arts for Health MK’s, Milton Keynes University Hospital collection, art trail app and made it available FREE to download for patients, staff, visitors.  

︎︎ you can explore from home too.

The Look Around You app takes you on a trail around some of the artworks in non clinical areas. The app includes images of the artworks and information about the artists, which form part of the largest public art collection in Milton Keynes and features significant local and international artists.

Instructions for using the App

  • Download the app from your app store (select the logos above or search ‘Arts for Health’ in your app store)
  Download now – FREE ︎︎︎

  • When the app first opens you will see a location request, if you are at the hospital following the trail, in allowing the request, the app will alert you when you are standing next to an artwork so you don’t miss any. ‘Deny’ the location if you are following the trail remotely.

  • When the app opens you will see the menu page. Select ‘Take the Tour’ to see a map view, follow the trail and hand-pick your artworks. Select ‘All Artworks’ to scroll through one by one.

Audio Tour

︎For Heritage Open Days 2020 we developed an audio tour to accompany the art trail app, follow it here.

Play Time!

Don’t forget to check out our play time activity challenge, for art activities based around the collection.

Have your say!

We know it’s not quite the same as talking in person but let us know the artworks you like by pressing the ︎ button, an tell us why you like them (or not!) in the comments section at the bottom of each artwork page.

Image: Long Strand, 1996, Oil on Canvas, Boyd and Evans © Boyd and Evans. Photo credit: Milton Keynes University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, art collection.

Arts for Health Milton Keynes
Facilities Directorate
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