More Collectors Donating Works to Hospitals and Nonprofits

November 2nd, 2015

The Wall Street Journal notes an increasing number of collectors donating works to smaller non-profits and institutions like hospitals, in an effort to have these works kept in public view rather than sitting in museum storage, and points to the increased benefits these works have on patients and visitors.  “Studies have shown that artwork helps to reduce stress and boredom, reduces blood pressure and increases white-blood-cell count, all of which are factors in the healing process,” says Jessica R. Finch, art program manager at Boston Children’s Hospital

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