Arts in Health at FMC

Arts in Health at FMC is a program at Flinders Medical Centre working to enhance the hospital environment by making it a warmer and more welcoming place to visit.

By offering a broad range of performance, music and visual arts activities that support patient recovery, Arts in Health at FMC promotes health and wellbeing in patients, staff and visitors.

The program, established in 1996, is one of the largest hospital-based arts in health programs in Australia, with a national and international reputation for high quality and innovative programming.

See Arts in Health at FMC Services (PDF 783KB) for a full list of services provided. 


If you are interested in exhibiting your artwork in one of the FMC Promenade Galleries, please complete the Expression of Interest form (PDF 111KB).

Staff and Volunteers on Show (SAVOS) 2018

All staff and volunteers are invited to submit artworks for ‘Staff and Volunteers on Show’ (SAVOS) 2018. Please return the entry form (PDF 253KB)  by Friday 23 November 2018.

The team

Arts in Health at FMC is run by a committed team of arts managers, artists and art therapists who work across all wards and public areas of the hospital providing performance-based and interactive arts activities, and responding to specific patient referrals and requests.


Arts in Health at FMC Program Report (PDF 2MB)
Arts in Health at FMC Towards a Model of Practice (PDF 1.4MB)
Arts in Health at FMC Newsletter 2017 (PDF 770KB)

YouTube videos

Arts in Health at FMC Documentary
24 Hours Short Films
My Favourite Things
Heartsong Project
The Windows Project: Violet & John, Suzanne, Joan and The Witches Hut, Iris


Staff, patients and visitors can request Arts in Health at FMC services by contacting the office or completing an Arts in Health at FMC Patient Referral Form (PDF 72.3KB).

Contact details

Telephone: (08) 8204 3096
Mail: Arts in Health at FMC, Flinders Medical Centre, Bedford Park, SA 5042

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