Archive for September 2012
On 10 October, the West Cork Mental Health Forum, in association with the HSE, present West Cork Sound and Vision; a celebration of the Arts and Wellbeing to mark World Mental Health Day. Taking place in the Westlodge Hotel, this free, one day event brings together arts and health practitioners to deliver inspirational talks, workshops and performances across a broad spectrum of artistic mediums.
In celebration of All Ireland Poetry Day on 4 October 2012, Naas General Hospital Arts Committee has been coordinating the project A Menu of Poems – 2012 on behalf of the Arts and Health Coordinators of Ireland. A number of both established and emerging poets were invited to donate work for this project which was edited by Kildare based poet Mae Leonard. This anthology, initially conceived by the Waterford Healing Arts Trust, has been running for the past three years and is supported by Poetry Ireland.
Arts + Minds is pleased to invite you to the launch of the research report Beyond Diagnosis – the transformative potential of the arts in mental health and recovery on Monday, 8 October 2012 at 1.30pm in Millenium Hall, Cork City Hall.
Dylan Tighe presents SAMPLES, a series of discussions and events exploring the influences, sources and themes of his project RECORD in Dublin this October. These events aim to explore and shift consciousness around the representation of mental health. Supported by Dublin City Council and Create by arrangement with the Dublin Theatre Festival and with partnership support from Arts & Disability Ireland.
All at Sea, an exhibition developed in partnership with the Art Committee at St Patrick’s University Hospital (SPUH) and the Irish Museum of Modern Art’s National Programme, is on view to the public at the Art Gallery at St Patrick’s University Hospital, Dublin 8, until Thursday 1 November 2012.