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Art, Music & Walking Paths

Art Exhibits and Creative Arts Activities

In addition to the permanent art collection, we have rotating seasonal exhibitions throughout the main hospital building.

We also offer creative arts, one-on-one experiences for adult patients in the hospital, infusion suites, and waiting areas with our Visual Artist, Literary Artist, and Therapeutic Harpist. See samples of our patients' creative writing projects.

More information about the Arts Program.

Live Music

You may have noticed our two pianos, one located near the rotunda on Level 3 and the other located on Level 4 in the East Mall. Volunteers routinely play the two pianos (there are regularly scheduled performances in the rotunda throughout the week). Visitors may play the pianos for a limited time by first obtaining the key from the Main Rotunda or South Information Desks. More information.

You may also hear live guitar in the East Mall.

Walking Paths

  • Outdoor paths. The beautiful grounds of DHMC include two outdoor walking paths. One surrounds the cluster of DHMC buildings inside the loop road. The other, the Albert Schweitzer Walking Trail, will take you through the woods and lies outside the loop road. View trail map (PDF).
  • Play area. There are also a patio and children's play area off the dining area on Level 2 (PDF).
  • Inside paths. You can also walk within DHMC on the different levels.
    Walking maps (PDFs): Level 1 | Level 2 | Level 3 | Level 4 | Level 5
    Mile conversion: 1 mile = 5,280 feet.    

Garden of Hope

Norris Cotton Cancer Center Garden of Hope

For a short stroll or for sitting, the lovely Garden of Hope is located next to the Norris Cotton Cancer Center on Level 3 (PDF).