our healing environment project, we build upon the hospital's
natural setting while working with local artists to provide
symbols, spaces, and surroundings that join body and spirit,
science and healing.
design takes full advantage of the surrounding woods, outcroppings
of ledge, and habitat for wildlife. Large windows bring that natural
beauty into public spaces and patient rooms.
Artist Tile Painting Project
2000 and 2001, students in 16 area schools participated in a
special project hand painting ceramic tiles. These young artists
were asked to paint a message of their choosing for the patients,
families and staff of the new Mid Coast Hospital.
QUARTETS: A Mural by Mark Wethli, Kyle Durrie and Cassie Jones
The four 10 x 10 foot panels capture the natural beauty of Maine's
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||The Healing Garden features carefully chosen plantings, indigenous rocks, flowing water, and comforting green space. The garden is a gift of the Mid Coast Hospital Auxiliary.
artists are creating nature-inspired works that bring
comfort and peace. These inspiring pieces are funded entirely
by private donations.
beautiful meditation room, made possible by a contributor,
brings together fine woodworking, soaring stained glass,
a peaceful sculpture and other natural elements, poetic
inscriptions and natural lighting.
child painted ceramic tiles. Students
in grades 2-6 from 16
area schools are painting ceramic tiles, with help from
their art specialists and area artists, with overall guidance
from Karen Wolfe, from the West Bath Elementary School. These
tiles will be grouped and displayed in public corridors.
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here to see some of the work in progress.
powers of nature will also be an important element of the
overall patient care plan within the new hospital.
Healing Environment Project is funded entirely by private
For more information on this project and how you can help Mid Coast Hospital contact our Development Department at 207-373-6054.