Where Inspiration Lives

Rachael Dinnage, Creative Arts Coordinator at Central & Cecil Housing Trust, tells us about the impact of working with Paintings in Hospitals...Read more

Director's Blog: 'Growth… and now what?'

Ben questions the idea that increasing the scale of arts and health practice will drive up the quality of provision...Read more

A quick chat with...Alan Rosenbach

Alan Rosenbach, who holds a number of Non-Executive roles for care providers in England, talks to Ben about health tech and the future...Read more

Art for Your GP Practice

Unlike our name suggests, we work with a range of health and social care providers, including more than 30 GP practices. Amisha tells us more...Read more

Create and Curate: A Paintings in Hospitals Workshop

Alison, our Loans Coordinator for South Wales, tells us all about her first project with the Noah’s Ark Children’s Hospital for Wales...Read more

Art can help us get active!

Studies show that the more time we spend being still, the more likely we are to develop diabetes and heart disease. Art can be a great excuse to get moving...Read more

A Day in the Life of a Loans Coordinator

Our Loans Coordinator for London and the South East manages hundreds of art loans. Amisha gives us an inside look at what an average day entails...Read more

Why I'm a Trustee of Paintings in Hospitals

This week is Trustees’ Week. One of our newest Board members, Dr Mary E Black, tells us why she joined Paintings in Hospitals...Read more

Why I ran the Color Run for Paintings in Hospitals

Find out more about why Ben decided to take on such a challenge for our charity and the people we support...Read more

A quick chat with...Professor Martin Green

Professor Martin Green, Chief Executive of Care England, talks to Ben about the challenges facing the NHS and the importance of art in care homes...Read more

What happened to the 100th print?

Our recent limited print edition by Ian Davenport sold out in hours. Dr Mary Black tells us the story of the very last one...Read more

A quick chat with...Dr Val Huet

Dr Val Huet, CEO of the British Association of Art Therapists talks to Ben about arts in health and her research into art for work-related stress...Read more

A quick chat with...London Brain Project

London Brain Project talks to Ben about their current exhibition and the benefits of combining art and science...Read more

A quick chat with...Charles Saumarez Smith

Charles Saumarez Smith, Secretary and Chief Executive of the RA, talks to Ben about national galleries, what they do for us, and what the future holds...Read more

Art Meets Life / Life Meets Art

Works Like People II is a series of site-specific artworks commissioned by us and the Wallace Collection. Lucy Wells tells us why the project is so important to Bromley by Bow Centre...Read more

Works Like People II: Community

Works Like People II is a series of site-specific works commissioned by us in partnership with the Wallace Collection. Here Edwina Mileham takes us through the project's community programme...Read more

Polly's Story: Mental health & memories of Sheridan

Polly Mortimer shares her memories of a young life in mental health care, of our Founder Sheridan Russell, and why the charity he founded is so important...Read more

Tom Ellis: The power of art

In this first blog exploring our recent Works Like People II commission, artist Tom Ellis takes us through his perspective on the project...Read more

A quick chat with...Tim Joss

Tim Joss, Chief Executive of Aesop, talks to Ben about inspiration, exciting projects, and the future of arts in health...Read more

Life's a doodle: Creativity in education & the everyday

Natalie Marshall, our Trainee, leaves us with a vivid account of the role that creative expression has played in her life...Read more

First 'Beside the Sea' workshop

At Woodland Grove care home. We shared personal stories, we shared opinions, we even had real shells to touch and hold...Read more

A quick chat with...Victoria Tischler

In this series, our Director Ben Pearce chats with leaders in the culture and care fields to discover more about their inspiration and the future...Read more

Removing barriers for older people

Earlier this year, we embarked on a project to provide the over 65s with the opportunity to engage with art in non-threatening surroundings...Read more