August is going to be a very busy month for Art in Healthcare!

We are holding two exciting exhibitions

The Healing Power of Art at the Atticsalt Gallery opens 2 - 31 August and is an exhbition showcasing small (and very affordable) works of art by some of Scotland's most established and talented artists including Barbara Rae, Kate Downie, Philip Brahm, and Adrian Wiszniewski along with super talented "new kids on the block", Ade Adesina, Lauren Bowman Art, Mathew Wilson and Heather Pugh-Black (all New Contemporaries Winners!). Click here to download the flyer for all the details or here for the Facebook post

The second Exhibition, 'Art & Autism', will be held at The Gallery on the Corner, dedicated to the work of autistic artist Andrew Gilchrist. The preview for the Gilchrist exhibition is 5th August, and runs from 6th-30th August. We hope to see you at the exhibition! 

Image: Lacken-Shore, Barbara Rae

If you have any questions about either exhibition please call our office on 0131 555 7638 or email  

Win an iPad Mini! 

Purchase an entry ticket to this year's Edinburgh Art Fair (EAF) from Art in Healthcare and you will be entered to win a number of prizes! Additionally, we are organising nine exciting artist demonstrations over the three days of the art fair, which you will have access to with your ticket.

Seating is limited so book your spaces now! 

Buy your entry tickets HERE

The EAF runs 14 - 16 November and the artists involved are:

  • Henry Kondracki
  • Gill Tyson Art
  • David Martin
  • George Donald
  • Patsy McArthur
  • Jenny Matthews
  • Matt Storstein
  • Ian Nicholson
  • Alan McGowan

Prizes include:

  1. An iPad mini
  2. £150 voucher for art supplies from GreatArt
  3. An easel from Greyfriars Art Shop
  4. Leith School of Art Workshop gift voucher
  5. A meal for 2 and bottle of wine at the Hard Rock Café

Our Charity

Art in Healthcare is the leading arts provider for health organisations in Scotland. We create stimulating environments that positively affects one’s mental wellbeing and contributes to an effective healing process.

We offer artwork to healthcare facilities from our extensive, contemporary art collection, project manage site-specific art commissions for hospitals, offer advice and care for NHS health board art collections and we provide engaging art workshops for patients, care home residents and sheltered housing communities, which help to encourage social interaction, build self-esteem and develop new skills for participants.

Adopt an artwork

Since 1991 our charity has been assembling one of the largest and most prestigious Collections of original Scottish art in the country. These artworks are uniquely available for display in hospitals and other healthcare settings.

Art in Healthcare is truly committed to the important role that art plays in the healing environment but we need your help to properly maintain and build this unique Collection for the enjoyment and benefit of the hundreds of thousands of staff, patients and visitors who view it each year.

With your help we're able to:

Keep our Collection on display in hospitals and care homes
Support young artists at their degree shows
Buy artwork from professional artists
Provide fun-filled art workshops for patients and care home residents
Develop our training programmes for volunteers

Adopt an artwork from our Collection for just £3 a month and you'll receive:

Your name (or a loved one's) written next to your chosen artwork online
A certificate of adoption with a picture of the artwork
Invites to Art in Healthcare's special events
First to view our latest Prestigious Print
Our colourful e-newsletter

"My patients really enjoy looking at our collection. Sometimes they even do an 'art tour' around the premises." ~ Barron Dental Practice

You can adopt an artwork in the gallery, if it hasn't already been adopted, by clicking the 'Adopt Me' button below the picture of the artwork.