Did you know? Arts for Health MK curate the Milton Keynes University Hosptial Art Collection and the changing temporary exhibitions programme across site. Follow the quick links below to learn more about the
artworks on display, find complementary mindful art activities and useful resources. Please do
share, download and print for staff, patients, and visitors alike.
Look Around You Art Trail App
Download now – FREE ︎︎︎
Explore The MKUH Art Collection, The Look Around You app is an interactive app which takes you on a trail around some of the artworks in non clinical areas. It includes a map – always useful for signposting around the hospital – information about some of the artists in the collection and a Play Time! activity challenge which can easily be adapted for use bedside.
Instructions and more information here
Alongside the permanent collection arts for Health MK Manages a range of temporary exhibitions across the hospital site. These changes approximately every 6 months on a rotation basis. You can also explore our online archive. Some exhibitions include activity resources, and limited artworks are available to purchase.
Arts for Health MK looks after some of the courtyards at the hospital. Eeach contains at least one sculpture from the Milton Keynes Universtiy Hospital Art Collection, situated amongst green spaces, creative planting schemes, and seated areas offering space for quiet reflection. They are open during daylight hours for staff, patients, and visitors to enjoy. ︎︎
Find out more about the Courtyards here
︎ Art tutorials led by our professional artists
︎ Drawing worksheets to download
︎ Music to listen to
︎ Mindfulness / audio activities
︎ Dance performances to watch - and join in
︎ Virtual exhibitions to explore
... And much much more!
Discover Eric’s colouring book - and bring the artworks around the children’s wards to life. You can also find links to useful family friendly activities and organisations.
These activities are suitable for any age, and could be used in other areas too.
Need Support? Here is a list of useful organisations, please share, for patient signposting or anyone of us.