Archive for January 2016
Inkspirations: Revisited, an exhibition of ink drawings by Kaumal Baig, will be at Cork University Hospital from 1-29 February 2016. A number of pieces were previously displayed at the Jennings Gallery, University College Cork. Kaumal Baig is a Fourth Year Dental Student in University College Cork who grew up in Cork with Asian roots. Read More
Arts Participation (for Healthcare Professionals) is a QQI Level 5 accredited course supported by the Arts for Health partnership programme in West Cork. Starting in February 2016, the course sets out to give participants the chance to explore and develop art making with the aim of building the confidence and expertise to work on and support arts projects within healthcare settings. Read More
Currently Untitled (formerly the Breast Cancer Project) is the research phase of a collaborative community arts project, run by Visual Artist John Conway and Counselling Psychologist Dr Nicola Elmer. The project is supported by Create’s Artist in the Community Scheme (Research and Development with Mentoring) and is mentored by Visual Artist Dominic Thorpe. The project is also supported by The ARC Cancer Support Centre and DeAppendix Studios. It will take place in January and February 2016.
Changing Minds is a weekend arts and mental health festival at the Southbank Centre in London, taking place from 6-7 February 2016. The festival includes talks, debates and performances with a number of free events.
Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council Arts Office is hosting Azure Tours for people with dementia to engage with the Amongst Other Things exhibition in February 2016. This exhibition of new artworks by Felicity Clear and Helen Hughes opens in the Municipal Gallery, dlr LexIcon, Dún Laoghaire on 30 January. Both artists are interested in urban space and architecture, drawing on the modern architecture of dlr LexIcon, the urban environment of Dún Laoghaire and each other’s artistic practice as inspiration. Read More