November, 11, 2016 – Englewood Hospital and Medical Center celebrated its fifth installment of the Art of Healing Program in collaboration with The Art School at Old Church in Demarest with an artist reception on Thursday, November 10, 2016.
Englewood Hospital and Medical Center has joined other hospitals nationwide that are incorporating art and music into high-traffic areas as a way to enhance ambiance. Growing evidence suggests that art may help to reduce patients’ anxiety and stress levels.
The evening included a tour of the more than 50-piece art exhibition, an opportunity for the public to meet the artists, and live jazz entertainment performed by musicians from the Jazz Foundation of America.
Featured artists included Marilyn Deitchman, Laszlo Kubinyi, Peggy Opalek, Tobe Roberts, Davis Ross, Dorit Shmuel, and Gail Slockett.