Royal North Shore Hospital (RNSH) is a public hospital and is part of the Northern Sydney Local Health District, NSW Health. The hospital and its associated health services meet the health needs of four local government areas; Mosman, Willoughby, Lane Cove and North Sydney Councils.
In 2011, RNS Redevelopment commissioned an arts and heritage plan, developed by Health and Arts Research Centre Inc. (HARC) in collaboration with staff, patients, visitors and local communities. HARC has implemented the public art and heritage program for the Community Health Centre, Acute Services Building and is currently implementing the program for the Clinical Services Building
"Water, Earth, Air and Fire"
by Bronwyn Bancroft Glass 2012
Visit Bancroft site Visit Bancrofts Web Site for more of her Art Work
with still life photographs of hospital’s heritage collection by Robyn Stacey in collaboration with heritage volunteers
In 2012 the hospital engaged HARC to establish an on going Arts and Heritage Program. The program runs the RNSH Galleries on levels 1, 2, 3, 5 and 6. The works are for sale and artists donate 25% of the sales to the program
Tiny Sapphire Paradise
Watercolour, black gouache wax oil crayon
on Arches Paper
by Fabia Tory
Tory's exhibition was successful and she sold 7 works
The on going program is also responsible for the development of new projects that respond to staff and patient needs. Current projects include:
Public Art for
For more information on the RNSH project contact Marily Cintra