Run for Art in Healthcare at Edinburgh Marathon Festival 28/29 May 2016

Art in Healthcare is proud to be an affiliate charity of the 2016 Edinburgh Marathon Festival, and if you are planning to run in any of the Festival events, you have the opportunity to raise sponsorship money on our behalf. The final charity entry deadline for all Edinburgh Marathon Festival races is at 5pm on Wednesday 4 May, so if you wish to run for us please register soon!

There are a variety of events available, from the 1.5k junior race to the full length marathon, so a wide range of ages and fitness-levels can take part. Here is the list of events for which you could get sponsored:
• 2016 Edinburgh Marathon
• 2016 Edinburgh Half Marathon
• 2016 EMF Hairy Haggis Team Relay
• 2016 EMF 10k
• 2016 EMF 5k
• 2016 EMF 2k Junior Race
• 2016 EMF 1.5k Junior Race

To find out more about the Edinburgh Marathon Festival, please see their website here and to sign up to run for Art in Healthcare, please fill in the form, which is available here, or contact us for more information.

Become a Friend of Art in Healthcare

Art in Healthcare brings art to healthcare environments, improving the quality of life for patients, visitors and staff. Many people admire the work we do, and by becoming a Friend you can become part of our community and receive advanced information about our activities and special events. Becoming a Friend is a really important way of showing your support and provides an important source of income for Art in Healthcare. Join today!

If you would like to become a Friend, please print and complete the form and Direct Debit instructions. Then please post the form to

Art in Healthcare
32-36 Dalmeny Street

or you can email a scanned copy to

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.