Art can heal. That might seem like an overstatement, but it's an idea backed by research that healthcare professionals are now embracing. Hospitals are no longer square sterile boxes with small windows. Instead they're being designed with patient input. From the art on the walls to the music in the background experts say positive surroundings help us get better. We explore The Art of Healing.

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Listen to Kip Sorlie reading the poem "Exit 34"


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THE ART OF HEALING is supported by a grant from the South Dakota Humanities Council, an affiliate of the National Council on the Humanities.

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Sept. 23 - "Art Can Heal"
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Sept. 24 - "Healing a Community"
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Sept. 25 - "Quilts & Tiles"
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Sept. 26 - "Art Therapy and Lifelong Healing"
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Sept. 27 - "Looking Good to Feel Good"
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The South Dakota Symphony Orchestra plays "Pink Ribbon for Susan," by Christopher Hill.


 

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