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Archive for August 2016


This is Me – WHAT Artist in Residence open studio event

Date posted: 25 August 2016

Image shown: Caroline Schofield

The Waterford Healing Arts Trust’s (WHAT) artist in residence Caroline Schofield invites people to drop by her studio in the WHAT Centre for Arts & Health, University Hospital Waterford on Thursday 20 October between 12 noon and 2pm to explore the name(s) they like to be called in an open studio event entitled This is me. The name on our birth certificates given at birth identifies us throughout our lives but we are often known by many other names, terms of endearment, relationship, nicknames etc. Read More


University of Florida – discipline language inquiry

Date posted: 25 August 2016

The University of Florida Center for Arts in Medicine recognises that numerous terms are used to describe  arts in medicine, arts in healthcare, arts and health, etc. UF is looking to hear your thoughts, and are asking you to take approximately 3-5 minutes to complete an anonymous seven-question survey at link below.  The survey will close on September 9 at 5:00pm.

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Out the Other Side – Stories of breast cancer survival

Date posted: 25 August 2016

Image shown: Free standing posters of cancer survivours

The launch of Out the Other Side – Stories of Breast Cancer Survival,  a collection of uplifting individual real-life stories of women who have survived breast cancer will take place in the Cardiac Renal Atrium at Cork University Hospital, Wilton, Cork on Thursday 01 September 2016 at 18:00. This exhibition which was recently displayed at Bloom was designed to offer encouragement to other breast cancer survivors and women living with the disease in Ireland. Developed by Roche in partnership with the Marie Keating Foundation, the exhibition will be officially launched by Prof. Seamus O’Reilly, Consultant Medical Oncologist, CUH. Read More


Arts Care: call for professional artists

Date posted: 19 August 2016

Arts Care is an arts and health organisation that continues to influence and transform society through high quality creative practice. Are you an experienced and inspired artist that would like to deliver an arts service as part of Arts Care’s innovative arts/health & wellbeing programmes? As a growing organisation, Arts Care is seeking to extend its register of self-employed artists across all 5 Health and Social Care Trust areas. Deadline for submissions is 9 September 2016. Read More


Exploring “The Mental”

Date posted: 19 August 2016

Image shown: Exploring The Mental

Exploring “The Mental”, an exhibition examining a much neglected aspect of local and national heritage, will be on view at St Canice’s Psychiatric Hospital, Kilkenny, from 20-28 August during Heritage Week 2016. Exploring “The Mental” is the fifth and final installation of the Personal Effects Project begun by artist Alan Counihan in 2012 as an investigation of the institutional archives and the belongings of dead or discharged patients from Grangegorman Mental Hospital in Dublin which has received wide coverage in national media. Read More

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