May ‘s Creative Challenge

Recycled Creatures If you have wandered down the main corridor of York Hospital recently you will have noticed local artist, Lucy Monkman’s amazing creations in the 3D exhibition space. The exhibition shows some of the projects that Lucy created from recyclable materials available in the home. The food and drink packaging brought home by herContinue reading “May ‘s Creative Challenge”

April’s Creative Challenge

Collage Artist Tanya McLelland is currently exhibiting her colourful mixed media and collage artworks, inspired by her neighbour’s garden, in the main corridor at York Hospital. You can find out more soon on our exhibitions page. Meanwhile, in the York renal unit, volunteer Emma Mckenzie has been working with patients to create pots of flowersContinue reading “April’s Creative Challenge”

February’s Creative Challenge

Beautiful Birds The Arts Team have been inspired! Having recently installed artwork by Gerard Hobson into the garden on the labour ward at York Hospital, we thought this month’s creative challenge for staff could be to do a bit of bird watching, as this time of year is ideal to spot wildlife before everything startsContinue reading “February’s Creative Challenge”

January Creative Challenge

Members of The Hut York, came together recently to think about what things bring them joy, such as dancing to music, being creative or simply taking a breath outside.  The result is an explosion of mixed media collage and happiness!  We will be displaying this inspirational work  in our 3D space on the main corridorContinue reading “January Creative Challenge”

December Creative Challenge

Ho… Christmas is edging nearer, so this month we are sending out the creative challenge a little earlier than normal. The word on the Arts Team’s lips is currently BAUBLES (it’s such a good word to say… baubles!). The 3D space over at York hospital is due be to changed in December so we haveContinue reading “December Creative Challenge”

November Creative Challenge

It’s November and the clocks have just gone back and the daylight hours are getting shorter, so what better monthly challenge could we find than one filled with bright vibrant colours. The November challenge is inspired by a new exhibition recently installed in the 3D case at York Hospital. The embroidery artist Jessica Grady livesContinue reading “November Creative Challenge”

September Creative Challenge

This month’s challenge is a community project brought to you by York Learning’s Claire Douglas. Taking Inspiration from our beautiful City, using fine liner and pencil only, participants will be asked to design a small section of our map. There will be a wealth of visual resources available to help you complete your piece. However,Continue reading “September Creative Challenge”

August Creative Challenge

The Beauty of Nature in Summer This month we are turning our focus to summer in the great outdoors – the long days, the bright sunshine, full blooms, sandy shores, evening sunsets and even the odd rain shower! We all know that spending time outdoors amongst nature is good for us and this month weContinue reading “August Creative Challenge”

July Creative Challenge

This month’s challenge is a little bit different… There are some fabulous creative opportunities happening in and around York at the moment, featuring some of the artists who have appeared on the CultureClub.Social website or who have worked on the wards at the hospitals or exhibited their work on the hospital corridors. Your challenge forContinue reading “July Creative Challenge”