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Digital Art School Materials Box, 2024. Photo © Hospital Rooms (Rita Silva).

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Hospital Rooms launches Digital Art School: a major national programme bringing artist-led workshops to every NHS Mental Health Trust in England

Digital Art School offers free, monthly artist-led workshops available live or on-demand, with high-quality resources for NHS staff to use in mental health units. Workshops feature acclaimed artists like Abbas Zahedi, Dolly Sen, Giles Deacon, Sutapa Biswas and more. This programme supports Hospital Rooms’ mission to integrate creativity into mental health care, promoting healing and wellbeing, and is free and open to everyone.

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A smiling woman with glasses and a light-coloured apron sits at a cluttered desk, holding a large, blue print. Behind her is a bookshelf filled with books, art supplies, and framed pictures, including images of birds.

Hospital Rooms launches their most innovative project to date, commissioning 15 major new artworks and leading 70 art workshops for new mental health services in Norwich

Including: Alan Kane, Dolly Sen, Errol Francis, Fabian Peake, Ghislaine Leung, Heather Phillipson, Holly Sandiford, Jade Montserrat, Ken Nwadiogbu, Mark Titchner, Michael Landy, Nengi Omuku, Rosa-Johan Uddoh, Sarah Dwyer and Sola Olulode.

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Selected Press

The New York Times

“The artist Sutapa Biswas has works in the Tate collection and was the subject of two major retrospectives last year. But, she said recently, one of the highlights of her career was a piece that few people will ever see: an abstract mural of a night sky in a London psychiatric hospital”… by ALEX MARSHALL

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Financial Times: HTSI A Philanthropy Special

“Even the most sterile of environments can harbour a place that nurtures”… by ROSANNA DODDS.

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BBC Radio London

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Hospital Rooms Co-Founder Niamh White joins BBC Radio London with Jumoké Fashola to announce our Digital Art School programme. Listen from 2:09:45 – 2:15:55.

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Channel 4 News

Featuring: Hospital Rooms projects in Snowsfields Adolescent Unit and Eileen Skellern 1 at Maudsley Hospital, South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust.

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