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Archive for April 2016


Gavin Clayton has joined the University of Florida Center for Arts in Medicine

Date posted: 22 April 2016

Gavin Clayton has joined the faculty of the University of Florida Center for Arts in Medicine.  Gavin has joined the Center’s esteemed faculty as Adjunct Lecturer in our Master of Arts (MA) in Arts in Medicine programme. Gavin is the executive director of Arts & Minds in Cambridge, England. He is one of the founders of England’s National Alliance for the Arts, Health and Wellbeing, and was also involved in establishing the All Party Parliamentary Group for Arts, Health and Wellbeing.
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Nature’s Reflection at University Hospital Waterford

Date posted: 22 April 2016

Image shown: Nature's Reflection

Nature’s Reflection is a series of photographs by Kate Quinn that document her dialysis journey. They were created through WHAT‘s art programme in the Dialysis Unit of University Hospital Waterford and are on view in the hospital from 12 May – 24 June 2016. The exhibition will be launched at 6pm on Thursday 12 May by contemplative photographer Catherine Drea. Read More


The Creative Well exhibition at Riverbank Arts Centre

Date posted: 21 April 2016

Image shown: Image shown: Dominic Thorpe, Galway Arts Centre 2012. Photograph taken by Joseph Carr.

The Creative Well Curation Project presents In Courage an exhibition of artwork by contemporary Irish artists Maria McKinney, Pat Curran, Doireann Ni Ghrioghair and Mary Fitzgerald in The McKenna Gallery, Riverbank Arts Centre, Newbridge, from  3 – 27 May 2016. The exhibition is curated by Bairbe Sámh, Mary Crowe Trueman and Petrina Hanlon as part of the Creative Well Curation Project 2016. Read More


Recruitment of new board member, Helium Arts

Date posted: 21 April 2016

Helium Arts, the national children’s arts and health organisation, is recruiting a new board member to advise on the area of Arts Strategy. The board member will provide guidance on developing the organisation’s strategy in response to current national arts policy and best practice arts models, nationally and internationally, in the context of participatory arts and children’s arts.

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A Menu of Poems: Poetry Day 2016

Date posted: 19 April 2016

Image shown: Soul Food

To celebrate Poetry Day on Thursday 28 April 2016, a Menu of Poems called Soul Food will be distributed throughout Irish hospital wards, waiting rooms and other healthcare settings for patients, visitors and staff to enjoy. The poetry was selected by award winning poet Colette Bryce. Bryce will be visiting Ireland for the Cúirt International Festival of Literature, to read at an event and to launch the Poems for Patience Series at University Hospital Galway. Read More

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