Art, Heritage & Design Commissions

Art and Design in the built environment has and will always remain core to the organisation’s business objectives. The Arts Team plays a vital role in a number of on-going capital projects across the hospital.

Paramount to our success is integration – we regularly work alongside health service organisations and other arts agencies within the community to develop joint arts projects. We strive for an inclusive approach encouraging stakeholders to try new ideas, discuss problems and solutions so in turn they can co-design their own healthcare environments through meaningful participation.

RNHRD and Therapies Centre

    RNHRD History and Heritage Art and Design Manager, Hetty Dupays has made an application to The Woodmansterne Art Conservation Awards to fund the conservation of the largest and most significant painting in the Royal National Hospital for Rheumatic Disease’s collection. (The Min) Because we are able to use a particular type of optimum […]

Cancer Care Centre

Innovative design is the key to creating a welcoming and exceptional environment for patient care. The Forever Friends Appeal aims to raise funds for art to create a truly pioneering Cancer Care Centre that complements the existing high quality care for patients at the Royal United Hospitals Bath (RUH). Art at the Heart  will ensure […]

Past Projects

Admission to hospital can be distressing for anyone, especially those with dementia, but appropriately designed surroundings can reduce this.