Art in the Atrium

Art in the Atrium is our bi-monthly lunch hour performance series held in the atrium of Toronto Western Hospital.
Performances start at noon and are free and open to the public.

If you are interested in proposing a program for the series, please contact Matt Eldridge, Clinic Coordinator, at 416-603-5263.

Past performances include:
Andrew Ascenzo Trio
Arco Violini
Gabriel Shaughnessy
Lucy Ruppert, Dancer
Toronto Rhythm Initiative
TORQ Ensemble
Zolla (Tiina Kiik, Musician and Composer; Julia Aplin, Dancer and Choreographer)
& Live Painting

“As I took off for a jump, there was an audible crack, and it was my knee. And luckily my partner caught me, and he put me down, and everything stopped, and I went home in a wheelchair.”

- ​Veronica Tennant – Prima Ballerina, Producer, Director

Upcoming Workshops

STRESSED! Workshop Series

May 02, 2019

Stress is a tricky part of life. Too much of it, and you’re a blob on the floor. Too little of it, and you’re a blob on the floor. For artists, stress comes not only from the normal pressures of life, but also from the precarious nature of the arts sector which usually means too little time, ...

STEP ONE! Primary Care

November 07, 2018

What’s this got to do with stress? Primary healthcare providers, such as family doctors and nurse practitioners, are the starting point to accessing healthcare services in Ontario. They can treat many health conditions (including stress-related ones) and can lessen the stress that often comes ...

DIGEST! Eating with Mood in Mind

December 05, 2018

What’s this got to do with stress? What we eat, our eating patterns and our mindset about food are all fundamental to health. This workshop considers the time and financial restrictions artists commonly face to offer stress-reducing, health-boosting, nutrition-focused knowledge. In this ...