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Art with a Heart in Healthcare! 

AWAHIH offers free virtual art sessions for children

 The Let’s Make Art program supports the need for creative activities while young patients are sheltering-in-place at home or in the hospital during the COVID 19 pandemic, and other times when they need to stay indoors.The online art program and art-to-go care bag projects are in place providing fine art experiences while enhancing the healing process for homebound children, and patients and families in the hospital.

The St. Augustine Record

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Coloring the World for Sick Kids

Children with a serious illness are coping with an even greater struggle during the coronavirus pandemic. Art with a Heart in Healthcare offers free virtual, interactive art sessions, coloring pages, music and storytelling. 

The Florida Times Union 


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Animal-Gamation: Art with a Heart in Healthcare at MOCA 

For this exhibition, each artist started with a question "If you could create your own animal, what would it look like?" In answering, each patient rendered his or her own unique artwork, exploring their personalities, stories, and identities in an animal form on collaged canvas. 

(Arbus Magazine)

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A New Door to Care 

The groundbreaking ceremony, held May 14, 2019, featured eighteen shovels (two kid-sized) created by Dylan Bauer, artist-in-residence with Art with a Heart in Healthcare (AWAHIH).

(Arbus Magazine)

Annual art exhibition features works by young patients 

Raven, 18-year-old patient, worked with Art With a Heart in Healthcare (AWAHIH) program at Wolfson, during which an artist worked one-on-one with him to help him outwardly express his inner traits by channeling his creativity into a collage on canvas.

(Circles Charity Register)


Battling cancer with art, Jacksonville area kids' art displayed at MOCA

 It was Art with a Heart, a local nonprofit that works with hospitals around our area that helped him heal through this difficult time. 

(Action News Jax)

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MOCA Jacksonville and Art with a Heart in Healthcare showcase child patients’ creativity

Art with a Heart in Healthcare, a Jacksonville nonprofit, pairs artists with patients for an annual exhibition that this year is called “Animal-Gamation,” a play on the word amalgamation.

(The Florida Times Union Jacksonville )

Art with a Heart partners with MOCA for the ninth year to support children in the hospital (FCL August 6th)

Brooke McKinney with Art with a Heart, and Hajar Hussein one of the artists, visited Alex and Curtis to tell them all about the partnership and what it means. 

(First Coast News)

Young artist from St. Augustine Beach featured in exhibit 

MOCA Jacksonville continues its partnership for the ninth year with Art with a Heart in Healthcare (AWAHIH) with "ANIMAL-GAMATION," a special exhibition of artwork by pediatric patients from Wolfson Children's Hospital 


(The St. Augustine Record)

Children's works featured in "Animal-Gamation" art exhibition 

Art with a Heart in Healthcare and MOCA Jacksonville showcase pediatric patient artworks in Aug. 11 public reception


(Ponte Vedra Recorder)

Art with a Heart, Jay Fund team up for Remembrance Weekend   

Art with a Heart in Healthcare participated in the Tom Coughlin Jay Fund 18th annual Remembrance Weekend to support families that have experienced the death of a child from cancer.

(The Florida Times Union)

Comfort through Creativity 

Six days a week, the 501c3 nonprofit “Art with a Heart in Healthcare” transforms playrooms throughout Wolfson Children’s Hospital into art studios, safe spaces where a child can momentarily forget his or her illness or ailment. 

VIDEO: How Art can Heal 


(Baptist Health Jax)

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Baptist Medical Center Groundbreaking Ceremony

AWAHIH's artist-in-residence Dylan Bauer custom painted 16 shovels for BMC's groundbreaking event honoring the future seven-story building that will serve as the new "front door" to Baptist Medical Center Jacksonville and feature a five-floor Wolfson Children's Critical Care Tower.


(Baptist Health Jacksonville Facebook)

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