We use art to inspire better health and wellbeing. Art makes lives better.

About our art collection

Our art collection is the only national arts in health collection. Over 2,000 artists are represented, including Bridget Riley, Antony Gormley, Andy Warhol, Anish Kapoor, Maggi Hambling, and many more.



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Paintings in Hospitals makes it easy for health and community care services to benefit from our art.


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*IMPORTANT NOTICE* We are currently unable to process one-off donation payments on our website. We expect this to be resolved soon but in the meantime, if you would like to donate please contact [email protected] for information.

Let’s create!

Our art activities and workshops (both digital and practical) exist to empower patients and carers with the skills and confidence needed to make the most of art's power to inspire better health and wellbeing.

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Clear Moment I and II by Charlotte Cornish. Part of the Paintings in Hospitals collection. © courtesy of the artist, Paintings in Hospitals

Art changes everything

Art can help us stay well, aid our recovery, and support us to live longer, better lives. But the benefits don't end there!

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Check out our shop

Browse our collection of items by some of the UK's leading artists and designers here on our website or visit the Paintings in Hospitals eBay Shop.

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Latest News

  • Leonardo's Dog II by Elisabeth Frink

    Leonardo’s Dog II by Dame Elisabeth Frink R.A is up for auction at Bonhams today as part of Paintings in Hospitals fundraising efforts. Read more

  • Artist David Allen Creator Of This Year's Christmas Cards

    David Allen is an artist, writer, and supporter of Paintings in Hospitals and creator of our Christmas cards for this year. In this article he shares his perspective on art and health – how they are interrelated, the inspiration behind his designs for this year’s Christmas Cards, and how he hopes to see art used in the future of healthcare. Read more

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