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Archive for May 2016

Opportunity

Arts Council – Arts Participation Bursary Award

Date posted: 26 May 2016

The Arts Council have announced an Arts Participation Bursary Award to support professional artists to develop their art practice.  It provides artists with the time and resources to think, research, reflect and critically engage with their art. Application opens on 14 June. Deadline: 14 July, 5:30pm. The Arts Council will hold an information clinic in association with Create, the national development agency for collaborative arts on Tuesday, 14 June 2016. The clinic will take place in the Training Room, 2nd floor, Filmbase building, Curved Street, Temple Bar, Dublin 2 from 11am – 1pm.  Read More

News

A Better Place in University Hospital Waterford

Date posted: 25 May 2016

Image shown: Ghrian Mhi-litheach Bhan (oil on canvas_36 x 40 cm) by Gemma Hodge

The Waterford Healing Arts Trust (WHAT) is delighted to launch the first of its planned series of exhibitions entitled A Better Place in University Hospital Waterford (UHW) on Thursday 2 June. This exhibition will feature a new body of paintings by artist Gemma Hodge called Terra Incognita which was selected for exhibition via a secret ballot by staff, patients and visitors in February from the work of 37 artists whose identity was not revealed during the voting process. Read More

Event

When breath turns to air…

Date posted: 17 May 2016

Image shown: Kicking the Bucket

When breath turns to air...is an exhibition presented by Kicking the Bucket – Sinead Dinneen, Pauline Goggin, Maire Walsh, Tracy Fahy, Jennifer Moran Stritch, Holly Cowman, Margaret Hough, Pat Boland, Ali Baker Kerrigan, Donna Curtin and Katie Verling on view in CB1 Gallery and Christ Church, 51a O Connell Street, Limerick from Tuesday 24 May to Saturday 28 May from 11am to 5pm daily. The exhibition will open on Monday 23 May at 7pm.  Read More

Event

This Is Not My Beautiful House – Seminar, Dublin

Date posted: 13 May 2016

Age & Opportunity is working to create a society where we have more choices than compromises as we age. This Is Not My Beautiful House is a seminar which will consider how creativity, creatively charged communities and the arts can contribute to better ways of living as we get older. The seminar will specifically address the need to radically rethink traditional notions of ‘community’ and agency in shaping residential and community design that enhances human dignity and growth. The seminar takes place on Friday 20 May in The Lab Studios, Foley Street, Dublin 1 from 9.30 am – 5.00pm (lunch is included). Read More

Event

Bealtaine at Galway University Hospitals

Date posted: 11 May 2016

Image shown: Bealtaine in Galway University Hospital

The Bealtaine Festival celebrates its 21st birthday this year and runs nationwide throughout the month of May. Galway University Hospitals Arts Trust has a series of events programmed for older patients in Galway University Hospitals, Units 5 and 6 in Merlin Park and Roscommon University Hospital. A variety of arts events are scheduled including theatre shows, art workshops and music performances.

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