Kittitas Valley Healthcare (KVH) is currently in the process of remodeling the KVH Medical Arts Center to integrate artwork and patient care. KVH worked with 22 local and regional artists, including KVH physician assistant Dena Mahre to decorate the center to best brighten patient experiences and healing. The artwork will be featured in clinic areas and the center’s atrium and exterior.
KVH will begin transitioning departments to the newly remodeled Medical Arts Center on Feb. 20, beginning with moving Women’s Health to the second floor. Community members are invited to attend the Medical Arts Center Open House on April 16 to tour the building.
“It’s very exciting to see what we’ve done and include the art community to this building,” KVH community relations director Michele Wurl told the Daily Record. “I am so grateful of the board’s vision on this. We didn’t just look at slides or go to galleries, we invited them here to see the space and the light and ask what would work together, what was the best use of space. It was like bringing them in to look at the canvas before they began. We will even have an area in Pediatrics where we’ll let the kids draw and create their own art.”