September Creative Challenge

Poetry for the Autumnal Equinox The autumnal equinox falls on Thursday 22 September, when our daylight and night-time share an equal amount of time. It’s a time for reflection, saying goodbye to the summer months and welcoming the new colours of autumn. For this month’s creative challenge collect some words that conjure up what theContinue reading “September Creative Challenge”

Creative Challenge – August

Summer Playlist One of my favourite summer tracks to keep feet tapping and spirits lifted is Summer Sun by Koop It helps me feel relaxed and invigorated at the same time! The Arts Team want to share your favourite summer tracks. Whether you’re longing to get away, relishing these long summer days or suffering fromContinue reading “Creative Challenge – August”

June’s Creative Challenge

Rainbow Rocks! We’re celebrating Pride across the Trust this month to promote awareness and equality, as well as increasing understanding of the issues faced by those in the LGBTQIA+ community. This month’s creative challenge is to create a rainbow rock and to either give it as a gift or display it in your home orContinue reading “June’s Creative Challenge”

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”