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Avera McKennan Hospital & University Health Center

1325 S Cliff Avenue
P.O. Box 5045
Sioux Falls, SD 57117-5045
605-322-8000

Art at Avera

Avera has long understood the healing power of art. This is evident throughout many of our facilities, where you will find art in many mediums such as: photography, sculpture, paintings, drawings, hand-blown glass and music.

Healing Power of Art: People's Choice Award

  • Matthew 10:29-31 Series
  • “Matthew 10:29-31 Series” by Elaine Alpers has been chosen the People’s Choice in the recent Avera McKennan Employee and Family Art Exhibit sponsored by the National Arts Program. Read more »

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Bridging Cultures

Following the call to serve, the Sisters, physicians and volunteers of Avera traveled to Haiti and Zambia to change people’s lives, but instead, were forever changed.

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We are proud and excited to showcase a wide variety of talent and show you how we have integrated art into the continuum of healing, enhancing the healing experience for patients and their families. Our goal is to not only provide world-class care near your home and family, but also to provide the optimal environment for healing the whole person—body, mind and spirit.

By integrating the healing power of the arts with advanced technology, highly-skilled experts and compassionate care, together we're providing a healing environment for the whole community.

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Music as Medicine

The Music as Medicine program explores the healing power music brings to people. Musicians will perform on the Avera Campus throughout the year.

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