Holding a Paintbrush

THE

LIFE GALLERY

Lister Hospital, Stevenage

 

WHY THE LIFE GALLERY?

"Art can keep us well, aid recovery and support longer lives better lived." 
In 2017 the All Parliamentary Group published this in a report with overwhelming evidence of the benefits of art. It greatly helps meet the challenges in health and social care surrounding ageing, loneliness, long term conditions and mental health.

 

WHAT IS THE LIFE GALLERY

The LIFE Gallery is beautiful space inside the Lister Hospital created for our community to display and sell their art. A spacious place away from the wards, where our patients, staff and visitors can spend time in peaceful  contemplation of the art on display. We also offer promotion of your work through our extensive internal and external communication networks. If you would like to rent space, please click on price list above and email us via link below.

 

WHO WE ARE

Our Artlife Volunteers are ENHT Staff and others who invest their time  to enhance the Lister Environment. We hope to use the funds generated by the LIFE Gallery to finance other artistic endeavours, in particular patient centred therapeutic art.

Wet Paintbrushes
 

Did you know?

Art eases stress, anxiety and depression in patients and care workers.

Did you know?

Art has proven to be therapeutic for those suffering from dementia in that it helps them recall memories and improve brain function.

Did you know?

Art can help reduce the length of stay in hospital and can reduce the need for medication.

Did you know?

Art has been proven to improve staff morale and improve communication between people.

Did you know?

Art improves the overall experience of the health and social care environment.

Did you know?

This was published in the
British Medical Journal 
http://BMJ.org.uk BMJ 2011, p9

 

FAQ

 

OPENING HOURS

For Viewing: 365 days, 24 hours
For Purchase: Weekdays 9 - 5 
Payments can be made by the pharmacy shop at the end of the main corridor. 
Art will remain in the gallery until the end of the exhibition, after which it will be collected or shipped.

WHERE IS THE LIFE GALLERY?

You can enter the LIFE Gallery from the main entrance corridor or from the maternity entrance of the Lister Hospital.
By Car: The Lister Hospital is signposted from Junction 8 of the A1(M)
By Train: Stevenage Railway Station is the nearest station
By Bus: Almost every 15 minutes, Nr 100, 101, 301, 386, 55, 635

REFRESHMENTS

We have an on site WHS, as well as a Costa Coffee. During Covid we have restricted canteen facilities.

PARKING

The Lister Hospital has a large car park with ample disabled parking spaces.

GET IN TOUCH

Ready to display your art with us? Any comments on what you've seen?  Would like to donate time or financially?
We would love to hear from you.

Artlife, Lister Hospital, Coreys Mill Ln, Stevenage SG1 4AB, UK

Holding a Paintbrush
 

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