We use art to inspire better health and wellbeing for 2 million people in the UK.


The year our mission began at the National Hospital for Neurology & Neurosurgery.


The number of world-class, museum-quality artworks in our collection.


The number of health and social care organisations we work with across the UK.

60th Anniversary Appeal

Art is proven to reduce levels of sickness, anxiety and stress. Help us make a difference for patients and carers by raising £60,000 in our 60th anniversary year!

Michael Craig-Martin: 'Savarin Can (Turquoise)'

Our new limited edition print by renowned contemporary artist Sir Michael Craig-Martin CBE RA. Exclusive to Paintings in Hospitals!

Ben Rivers, Untitled (Lanzarote sketch 2), 2011

Our world-class art

Our art collection is one of a kind. We offer care sites artworks by world-famous artists including Bridget Riley, Antony Gormley, Maggi Hambling, Andy Warhol, Helen Chadwick, Anish Kapoor, Sonia Boyce, Josef Albers, Ben Rivers, Alexander Calder, Ian Davenport and many more.

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A Paintings in Hospitals art workshop

Art changes everything

Art can help us stay wellaid our recovery, and support us to live longer, better lives. But the benefits don't end there. And we can prove it!

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A Paintings in Hospitals family art workshop

Be inspired

Our art activities, art walks and workshops exist to empower patients and carers with the skills and confidence to talk about and engage with art.
They're also pretty fun!

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Upcoming events

  • Linear Meditations: On Tour

    Our new touring exhibition features art by Wilhelmina Barns-Graham and a programme of mindfulness activities inspired by her work... Read more

  • Art in Largest Doses: Proposals Showcase

    Join us to view the exciting exhibition proposals from the final year of our student mental health project with Central Saint Martins... Read more