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Art Music Story - By Inscape Tas
1 Jul 2015
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Art Music Story

Older people painting, drawing, singing, playing and listening to music, toe tapping and telling stories in the most unlikely place - an acute care setting at the Royal Hobart Hospital in Tasmania.

A 6 month pilot arts project and now an ongoing program: January – current

Art making Song Music Dance

Stories and memories depicted in artwork

Enlivening the space – creative changes to the clinical environment

 ‘The art and music provided the much needed focus and stimulation my father needed in the last few weeks of his life. We would like to thank you for the warmth created in a hospital setting which acknowledged the individual and made their days more bearable’ Family member

This is a project by Inscape Tas Incorporated, a new Hobart based not- for- profit organisation that supports artists and musicians to work in health care and other non-art settings with the aim of promoting a wider sense of wellbeing for all people who provide or receive the services in these settings.


Art Music Story – a partnership between the Royal Hobart Hospital and Inscape Tas.


Contacts: Jacqui Dawborn    0437099550

                  Leigh Tesch          0419104961


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