Click on image to read the AIHM Report for 2013.
It’s Volunteer Week and Artists in Healthcare have more than a few to celebrate. We are very fortunate to have four volunteer musicians at Health Sciences Centre bringing accordions, guitars and voices to patients every week.
The Art at the Bedside Program at St Boniface Hospital, a program begun through a Winnipeg Foundation grant, is delivered at the bedside with up to fifteen volunteers. It could not happen without the help of the volunteers!
Artists in Healthcare’s Coordinator Claire Stephensen works with Director Shelley Young and her staff to bring collage, weaving, print making, beading and other hands on projects to patients at St. Bonface.
AIHM is a thriving and growing organization thanks to the dedication of out volunteer Board of Directors: Tom Carson, Pam Campbell, Dan Donahue, Kat Fox, Jennifer Dubienski, Lea Girman, Geof Langen and David Northcott.
Some lovely new Photos of Keith Price and Vanessa Kuzina playing in St Boniface Hospital.
Photos from the CD release Party on Nov 28 2013 at the Park Theatre can be seen here!
A poem written by a patient in Brandon about guitarist Matt and fiddler Maria – to thank them for what their music did.
From Me to You
I hope you know
The emptiness consumes you
Being hollow makes you cry
A dismal wall surrounds you
You only want to die
The words don’t make you whole again
the drug can’t make you heal
Each day is just a barren haze
You’re never sure you’ll heal