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Since 2006 over 15,000 high-quality professional Concerts in Care have brought the rich experience of performance arts to people in residential care.

Votre oeuvre me touche et suscite toute mon admiration / I was moved by this initiative which deserves all my admiration. — Yannick Nézet-Séguin

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Barbara Hannigan becomes Honourary Patron of HAS Atlantic

Health Arts Society of Atlantic Canada is delighted to announce that Barbara Hannigan C.M. has accepted the role of Honourary Patron of the society. Barbara Hannigan is a Canadian musician with an extraordinary international career.  With roots in... Read More

MUSIC in the MORNING - new presentation partner

Health Arts Society (BC) is delighted to announce a new presentation partnership with MUSIC in the MORNING (Adrian Fung, Executive Artistic Director). A number of their main series performers will be undertaking Concerts in Care, beginning in... Read More

BC Arts Council - new funding partner

We are delighted to welcome the BC Arts Council as a new funding partner of the Concerts in Care programme.  A recent grant from Council will help enable a 90-concert series over the next year at a group of 10 residential care homes in the West... Read More


Health Arts Societies/Société pour les Arts en Milieux de Santé provide professional arts performances that contribute to the quality of life of people in care. Since 2006 the societies have delivered over 5,000 professional music and theatre performances, providing residents the rich experience of enjoying performance arts in their own health care setting.

Votre oeuvre me touche et suscite toute mon admiration / I was moved by this initiative which deserves all my admiration.
-Yannick Nézet-Séguin

Associate Organisations:
Vancouver Symphony Orchestra - Jeff Alexander, President and CEO
Vancouver Opera - James W. Wright, General Director
University of British Columbia School of Music - Dr Richard Kurth, Director
Bard on the Beach - Christopher Gaze, Artistic Director

The Knowledge Network attended a performance in 2007 and reported the wonderful impression it had on the audience.

Click here to view the Knowledge Network video segment.

Artsway performer, Fabiana Katz (Photo: Yukiko Onley)
 ArtsWay performer, Fabiana Katz
(Photo: Yukiko Onley)

Find out how you can participate in the benefits the arts bring to patients by donating to the Society.

We hope you will support the efforts of Health Arts Society and ArtsWay in contributing to the nurture that these performances bring to those who otherwise would not have the chance to experience professional artistic performances.

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