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Archive for April 2015

Opportunity

PhD Studentships: The Arts and Dementia (TAnDem) UK

Date posted: 28 April 2015

Applications are invited for three PhD Studentships (two based at the University of Worcester and one at the University of Nottingham). The Alzheimer’s Society (UK) has funded eight Doctoral Training Centres in various aspects of dementia to help to increase research knowledge and capacity in this vital area. TAnDem is the name of the Doctoral Training Centre (DTC) that has been funded to focus on studying The Arts and Dementia. It is a partnership between the Association for Dementia Studies at the University of Worcester and the Centre for Dementia at the University of Nottingham. Closing date for applications is 11 May 2015 Read More

News

WHAT welcomes a new team of musicians for its Healing Sounds in the Wards programme

Date posted: 27 April 2015

Image shown: Healing Sounds Musicians 2015-16

WHAT (Waterford Healing Arts Trust) welcomes a new team of musicians for its Healing Sounds in the Wards programme for the coming year. Once a month, Susan O’Neill, Beth McNinch and Eoin O’Meachair mentored by Liam Merriman will bring live music to the bedside of patients in Medical Wards 2,4 & 5. Read More

Opportunity

An introduction to arts and health: What is arts and health?

Date posted: 27 April 2015

Friday 28 August 2015, 9.30am – 5pm in the WHAT Centre for Arts and Health, University Hospital Waterford

What is meant by the term ‘arts and health’? Where does it take place? What rationale is it based on? Where did it come from? What are the particular challenges? Are you interested in finding out more? The Waterford Healing Arts Trust will host this introductory workshop to arts and health for anyone wanting to learn more about this field Read More

Event

London Creativity and Wellbeing Week

Date posted: 27 April 2015

Image shown: London Creativity & Wellbeing Week

The fourth annual London Creativity and Wellbeing Week will take place from 4 – 12 June 2015.  The 2014 week saw over 100 events with nearly 20, 000 participants right across London. The week has now become a crucial feature in the capital’s cultural calender. Read More

Event

Lying in Wait – exhibition now on view at Tallaght Hospital gallery

Date posted: 27 April 2015

Image shown: Waiting Room Still

Lying in Wait,   an exhibition of a selection of artworks produced by adult patients attending Tallaght hospital over the last 6 months, is now on view in Tallaght Hospital main gallery on Hospital Street. The exhibition was previously on view in Rua Red Arts Centre from 10 March until 22 April and now moves to the hospital until October 2015.  Read More

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