Archive for February 2013
An international seminar on 30 May 2013 organised by Kildare County Council Arts Office will share with European partners the learning from the inter-generational arts project, If You Were In My Shoes. This project was a year-long community participatory arts engagement which involved the creation of individual felt slippers and the collected stories, observations and opinions of participants that emerged during the process. The project culminated in an exhibition at The Arts and Culture Centre, McAuley Place, Naas from 7-14 March. Read More
The Waterford Healing Arts Trust (WHAT) presents the second in a series of exhibitions entitled Body Conscious on the theme of the body featuring artworks by Susan O’Brien Duffy and Lucia Barnes. The exhibition will open on 14 March with an artists’ talk in the WHAT Centre for Arts and Health and will run until 16 May at the Waterford Regional Hospital.
The Creative Well is seeking participants for its fifth programme, taking place in Kilcock, Co. Kildare from 10 April – 26 June 2013. The Creative Well is an integrated participatory arts and health programme in County Kildare. The programme offers free 12-week workshops in community venues and was initiated in response to an expressed need identified by Kildare Adult Mental Health Service. Read More
The Impact Art Fair is the UK’s first national art fair showcasing work exclusively by artists who have experienced mental health issues, disability, ill health or other socially excluding circumstances. The second Impact Art Fair will open in London from the 26-28 July 2013 at Block 336, Brixton. The deadline for entries is 23 April 2013 and submissions are welcome from outside the UK.
United in Colour, an exhibition of artwork by Headway clients, is currently on display in the main corridor of Tallaght Hospital. Headway is a not-for-profit organisation that aims to bring about positive change in the lives of those affected by Acquired Brain Injury (ABI). The exhibition runs until 10 May 2013. Read More