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. 

Online videos

To access Arts in Health online videos, please access the Arts in Health at FMC YouTube channel (accessible using Chrome browser).



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

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)
Evaluation Reports SALA Artist in Residencies 2015 and 2016 (PDF 2.1MB)
I will shout all the things I have to be grateful for - an anthology of poetry (PDF 1.5MB)


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

Location:The Promenade, Level 2, Flinders Medical Centre (near Duck lifts)
Directions: Use Western Carpark, enter through Northern Entrance
Take corridor to end and turn right, destination will be on the left after Duck lifts.
Map: Flinders Medical Centre Precinct Map (PDF 587KB)