About our program

Our project will include a comprehensive arts and cultural strategy which incorporates play, disovery, placemaking and a sense of fun to create welcoming and healing environments in our new building.

We'll have more information soon, but if you can't wait, check out these links:

How does art fit into hospitals - Art in Health aims to improve patient, staff and carer experience in health services through artistic engagement. 

Medical play - find out how play can help reduce anxiety in hospital and normalise the hosptial experience for children.

Art trails - The Children's Hospital at Westmead has always been a world leader in integrating art and culture into a hospital setting. You can explore the existing public art collection using the suggestions on Hospital's art trails page.

NSW Health and the Arts Framework  - outlines how we can improve the patient, staff and carer experience in health services through engagement with The Arts in the broadest sense. This includes creating a sense of place in health services, enhancing design and ‘wayfinding’, engaging communtiies htrough the arts, and integrating the arts into the design of new spaces.