Archive for October 2013
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artsandhealth.ie, the national website for the arts and health sector in Ireland, promotes arts and health best practice nationally and internationally through publishing online cases studies of relevant projects / programmes. Case studies are uploaded on a monthly basis and disseminated via e-bulletin and social media networks. Examples can be viewed here: http://www.artsandhealth.ie/case-studies/ Read More
Arts for Health and Special Collections at Manchester Metropolitan University have received an award from the Wellcome Trust to commission an archivist and a conservator to assess the extent and condition of archives relating to arts and health, and to make recommendations as to how best to preserve, link, develop and promote these collections. This award follows an AHRC funded audit by Dr Rebecca Gordon-Nesbitt of archives held by organisations across Greater Manchester, and a UK national consultation by Arts for Health Research Fellow Dr Langley Brown as to the wishes of organisations with regard to any archives held. Read More
The Waterford Healing Arts Trust (WHAT), in partnership with the Dialysis Unit of Waterford Regional Hospital (WRH) recently launched a book and CD entitled Unfolding Time. The publication was produced through WHAT’s arts programme in the unit. Unfolding Time comprises a series of poems and stories by three patients from the unit, Brid Ryan, Johanna Tanner and Liz McCue who worked with artist Philip Cullen to create this book. The publication was funded by the Renal Dialysis Patient Fund and the Irish Kidney Association. Read More
The Music Capital Scheme is managed by Music Network and funded by The Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht. The scheme provides funding for the purchase of musical instruments to both non-professional performing groups/ensembles and professional performing musicians. Read More
The Waterford Healing Arts Trust (WHAT) is delighted to present the third and final exhibition in the series ‘Body Conscious’ on the theme of the body featuring artworks by Vera Klute in Waterford Regional Hospital. The exhibition and accompanying catalogue will be launched by Professor Jim Malone at 1pm on Friday 25th October in the Boardroom, Waterford Regional Hospital and will be followed by a tour with the artist. Read More