Archive for March 2013
Since 2009, Mayo Artsquad has facilitated participatory music sessions in the acute mental health unit at Mayo General Hospital. In 2012, the music programme expanded to the long-stay unit. The aim of this programme is to create an open and supportive environment for participants to play instruments, sing songs, dance and listen to music sessions. Read More
The community exhibition If You Were In My Shoes is on display at Naas General Hospital until Thursday 4 April 2013. This exhibition is the culmination of a year long inter-generational community participatory arts project that celebrates the creativity of fifty participants. Read More
Myra Jago is artist in residence for March and April at deAppendix, a cultural space in the heart of Dublin’s suburbs. Co-located with a GP surgery, deAppendix hosts a changing calendar of contemporary art exhibitions and artists’ talks. Read More
Through the Lens, Ireland’s only arts and health film festival, returns in 2013 for a special season of films aimed at medical professionals, students, service users, artists, filmmakers and the general public. The 2013 festival is a Bealtaine event and will explore perceptions of older age and how these are represented within film. Organised by the National Centre for Arts and Health, Tallaght and RUA RED, the film programme will run from 21-29 May.
My Place, an exhibition by 30 artists from The Iris Learning Centre and the Kilcornan Arts Group of the Brothers of Charity Services Kilcornan, Clarinbridge opens this week at the Foyer and Arts Corridor in University Hospital, Galway. The exhibition will be officially launched by Tom Kenny on Monday 8 April 2013 at 3.00 pm and all are welcome. Special guests performing on the day will be Sean Keane and Ruth Dillon. Read More