Our Charity

Art in Healthcare is the leading arts provider for health organisations in Scotland. We lend high quality, original artwork to hospitals and other healthcare settings and provide fun-filled art workshops and talks for patients, care home residents and sheltered housing communities.
Find out more about our work at Art in Healthcare.
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Stage Dolls Having Tea

by

Les Drummond

StageDollsHavingTea
Stage Dolls Having Tea by Les Drummond
Acrylic
1992
55 x 68 cm

Reg. Number: G1334

Print Label Print Label

Born in Edinburgh in 1920, Les Drummond served in the Royal Air Force during World War II. His love for art led him to study Drawing and Painting at Edinburgh College of Art from 1950 to 54 and at L’École des Beaux-Arts in 1955. After living in London, he returned to Edinburgh to continue painting until he became an art teacher with Lothian Region from 1965 to 85. During this time he produced numerous paintings of landscapes and mythical themes with poetic figures, birds, animals and horses. Although he was principally a painter, Drummond worked with metal as a sculptor in the 1970s and 1980s. He also wrote poetry throughout his career, which his wife published as "Paradise Glimpsed" after his death in 1997.
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Since 1991 our charity has been assembling one of the largest and most prestigious Collections of original Scottish art in the country. These artworks are uniquely available for display in hospitals and other healthcare settings.


Art in Healthcare is truly committed to the important role that art plays in the healing environment but we need your help to properly maintain and build this unique Collection for the enjoyment and benefit of the hundreds of thousands of staff, patients and visitors who view it each year.


With your help we're able to:


Keep our Collection on display in hospitals and care homes
Support young artists at their degree shows
Buy artwork from professional artists
Provide fun-filled art workshops for patients and care home residents
Develop our training programmes for volunteers


Adopt an artwork from our Collection for just £3 a month and you'll receive:


Your name (or a loved one's) written next to your chosen artwork online
A certificate of adoption with a picture of the artwork
Invites to Art in Healthcare's special events
First to view our latest Prestigious Print
Our colourful e-newsletter


"My patients really enjoy looking at our collection. Sometimes they even do an 'art tour' around the premises." ~ Barron Dental Practice


You can adopt an artwork in the gallery, if it hasn't already been adopted, by clicking the 'Adopt Me' button below the picture of the artwork.


Our Charity

Art in Healthcare is the leading arts provider for health organisations in Scotland. We lend high quality, original artwork to hospitals and other healthcare settings and provide fun-filled art workshops and talks for patients, care home residents and sheltered housing communities.
Find out more about our work at Art in Healthcare.
Adopt an artwork
Donate with JustGiving

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Supported by Edinburgh Art Fair