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Archive for May 2015


Azure at dlr Municipal Gallery

Date posted: 28 May 2015

As part of the Municipal Gallery programme in dlr LexIcon, the Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council/HSE Arts and Health Partnership is delighted to announce that we will be offering art appreciation tours of upcoming exhibitions for people affected by dementia, their families and carers. Read More


Cloudlands premieres at The Lighthouse Cinema

Date posted: 28 May 2015

Image shown: Cloudlands documentary, Helium Arts and filmmaker Siobhan Perry.

Cloudlands,  the result of the 2014 artsandhealth.ie documentation bursary, portrays the importance of creativity in the lives of teenagers who spend significant amounts of time in Temple Street Children’s University Hospital. Cloudlands is directed by Siobhán Perry and produced by Helium Arts and premieres on 11 June 2015 at The Lighthouse Cinema, Dublin.  Read More


In the Picture: Dementia Friendly Gallery Programme

Date posted: 25 May 2015

In the Picture is a Dementia Friendly Gallery Programme at Uillinn, West Cork Arts Centre. On Friday 29 May, 11am, West Cork Arts Centre invites people with dementia, their professional and /or family carers to participate in a facilitated experience exploring the current artwork and exhibition space. Read More


International perspectives on arts and health

Date posted: 20 May 2015

International Perspectives on Arts and Health,  Sharing best practice across the continents is a free seminar that takes place in Trinity Lecture Theatre, Centre for Learning, Tallaght Hospital, Dublin on Friday 29th May 2015 from 10.00 a.m. – 1.00 and hosted by the National Centre for Arts and Health.  Jill Sonke, Assistant Director, and Jenny Lee Dance/Movement Therapist from University of Florida Health Shands Arts in Medicine programme, will share their high quality arts and health programme.  Read More


Radio/Silence: An interactive radio play by teenagers at Cork University Hospital

Date posted: 15 May 2015

Image shown: Game created by artist Eszter Nemethi and teen participants, Cloudlands project, Cork University Hospital

On 8 June 2015, the paediatric ward of Cork University Hospital (CUH) will be transformed as teenage patients take part in Radio/Silence, an interactive radio play that will be broadcast on CUH radio. For the past seven months, artist Eszter Némethi has been developing captivating stories and games with teenagers on the ward as part of Helium’s Cloudlands project. Now the teenagers’ imaginings will come to life in Radio/Silence which invites radio listeners throughout the hospital to take part using their mobile phones and decide what the outcome of the game will be. Read More

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