Healing Art Galleries & Exhibits

Healing Art Galleries & Exhibits

Ethel E. Walshe Employee Art Gallery

Named in memory of an employee whose career spanned over 60 years with Roanoke Memorial Hospital and Carilion, the gallery exhibits art created by Carilion Clinic employees. The gallery is located in the 6th floor auditorium.

Food is Art Gallery

Roanoke City and Roanoke County School Art Coordinators partner with the Healing Arts Program for a quarterly rotation of artwork by students. The galleries are exhibited in the Mountain View Cafe dining area at Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital for the enjoyment of our patients, visitors and staff. Galleries in 2017 include:

  • February - May, Roanoke City Schools
  • June - August, Roanoke County Schools
  • September - November, Roanoke City Schools
  • December - February, Roanoke County Schools

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May 4, 2017
"April Rain"
Kristen and Rob Smith performing as Carrington Kay
This title is inspired by the month and weather we have been having, yes, but it is mainly inspired by the powerful experience of the burden burning ceremony that took place this past Wednesday, April 26 at noon in front of the hospital.

March 30, 2017
What a Wonderful World”
Kristen and Rob Smith performing as Carrington Kay

This is Carrington Kay checking in after our first month as Healing Arts Artists-in-Residence. It is truly incredible that a month has passed, but even more so because of the amazing giving and receiving found within it because of the Healing Arts.


Meighan Sharp, Artist-in-Residence
May 9, 2017
I have to tell you, Mrs. B was a gift.
I met her on 10 South—oncology and palliative care—in January, soon after I started as artist-in-residence. Some patients are hesitant to work with me (I’m not an artist, they’ll say. Oh, I can’t draw at all.). Even after I assure them that my kind of art is about the process, because, well, actually I’m a writer, they’re still unsure.
 Not Mrs. B.