Interactive Donor Wall at Mission Hospital

Check out the gorgeous Interactive Donor Wall we installed at Mission Hospital in Mission Viejo, CA! We love how the graphics use local geography for storytelling. This interactive wall allows patients and visitors to learn about the stories of the donors, the impact of their gifts and the wonderful work the hospital is doing.

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We have moved next door!

Aesthetics has moved next door. Aesthetics Inc. is proud to announce that we have moved our offices four feet away.  We are now located at 3157 3rd Avenue just four feet away from our previous location at 301 Spruce St. After many years occupying a historic building on the corner of Spruce and Third that [...]

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Annette Ridenour presenter at third annual NOAH/HFSE conference

Can Arts in Health Programs address some of the critical challenges in Healthcare today? “Yes, Yes, Yes, Yes!!!!” is the resounding response from the founding directors of the National Organization for Arts in Health, NOAH, who presented their third annual conference this fall in Boston, with the theme, “Creating Community through Arts in Health”, in […]

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Aesthetics wins first place Hamilton International Arts in Health award at NOAH/HFSE

The Hamilton International Arts in Health Awards 2019 Recipients  This conference represented the inaugural year for their International Arts in Health Awards Program, titled “The Hamilton” – so named after the sponsoring Hamilton Saykaly Garbulinska Foundation at Blue Grass Community Foundation.  The Hamilton International Arts in Health Awards were presented during the National Organization for Arts in Health […]

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Featured Artists: Ken and Stephanie Goldman

At Aesthetics, we love working with artists, and Ken and Stephanie Goldman are one of our favorite artist teams. Ken and Stephanie have an enormous amount of experience and talent working in many forms from large scale murals, to drawing and painting in a variety of media. They have been a joy to work with [...]

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Start With an Assessment

Successful growth starts with an assessment. The best way to begin any project is to find out exactly where you stand. A thorough evaluation of your current standards, environments, and programs will help you set your goals and achieve your objectives more effectively and efficiently. Yet, surprisingly, many organizations jump right in without taking an […]

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The Art of Installing Art

For the past several months, our seasoned team of art installers and project managers have been overseeing the amazing collection of art going into Lucile Packard Children's Hospital in Palo Alto, California. Artists from around the country (and across the ocean) have contributed to the inspiring and welcoming creations in this beautiful, state-of-the art facility [...]

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Aesthetics Wins International Award for Art Program

Aesthetics, Inc. was awarded Highly Commended in the “Use of Art in Public and Private Spaces” for our work at Valley Children’s Healthcare. On July 15th, Annette received this prestigious award during the International Academy Awards ceremony at the 12th Design & Health World Congress and Exhibition in Vienna, Austria. The Use of Art in […]

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New Wall Graphics at BC Children’s Hospital

Aesthetics Inc. was commissioned by British Columbia Children's Hospital to create whimsical yet sophisticated large-scale environmental graphics for patient care areas of their new tower. Each floor is themed with a different animal and color palette. Patient rooms have interactive glass writing boards that help kids feel a sense of personalization. The new tower is [...]

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Creating Spaces That Nurture and Inspire

How do you inspire children who are sick, who are injured, who are fighting for their lives? How do you create spaces that nurture their imaginations and engage their senses of whimsy and joy? Drawing on our expertise in designing art programs and positive patient experiences, we know that appropriate and thoughtful art and design […]

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