Washington Hospital Healthcare System

Art programs for the Washington Hospital campus were created using images of the local community history and contemporary landscape. This approach was integrated with the organization’s brand strategy for community healthcare.

Community History & Landscapes

This “All Community” theme is the most extensive community exhibit program located in a healthcare facility in the world.
By choosing this alternative to traditional decor artwork, Washington Hospital invested in a long-term strategy that educates and inspires its community base, as well as positioning the Hospital as a community leader.

Our Role

Single-source solution for design, acquisition, and development of heritage photography, exhibit planning, art production, framing, and installation. Produced in phases between 1996 and 2020, this project combines historical exhibits of the community, the history of the Hospital, contemporary landscape photography, tributes for local citizens and key employees, event recognition, sculptural emblems for the lobbies.

The historical exhibit content was “repurposed” into a 150-page coffee table book in 2001.

Our latest project was the new Morris Hyman Pavilion hospital, which opened in 2018. We created all the public space historical programs, modern local landscapes for the waiting rooms and patient rooms, as well as patient communication boards for each room. We also made large 16 foot wall murals of local landscapes for basement communicating corridors to create an immersive experience for patients as they were moved between hospital facilites.