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Archive for May 2017


Pathway at Nazareth Care Village, Sligo

Date posted: 23 May 2017

Image shown: the first bisque firing coming out of the kiln. Photo credit: Brigitta Varadi .

Pathway is a collaborative art commission between residents of Nazareth Care Village in Sligo and artists Catherine Fanning and Brigitta Varadi. Twelve sculptural ceramic artworks have been designed and made for the grounds of the Care Village. Preceding the sculptural work, a one-day exhibition on 26 May 2017 will show the interaction and journey the project took over a nine-month period. Read More


Bealtaine 2017: The Creative Doors

Date posted: 23 May 2017

Image shown: The Creative Doors

As part of visual artist Tom Meskell’s ongoing residency at the Sacred Heart Hospital in Castlebar, County Mayo, he has been exploring ideas regarding the patient’s creative visual environment. The Creative Doors project has come out of this process: an idea to reproduce the hall doors of residents’ original homes and place them on the doors of their private and collective rooms in the hospital. Read More


Wicklow Music and Health Gathering

Date posted: 15 May 2017

Image shown: James O'Flynn from The Claddagh Rogues. Photo credit: Tomasz Madajczak.

The Wicklow Music and Health Gathering will take place in the Mermaid Arts Centre, Bray, on Thursday 1 June 2017. This gathering has been organised by Alchemy Music with the aim of highlighting the efficacy of arts engagement as a component of the Recovery Model of mental healthcare and to spotlight some of the valuable work taking place in Wicklow.  Read More


Commission: CÚRAM Public Engagement Programme 2017, Galway

Date posted: 15 May 2017

CÚRAM, in partnership with Galway City Arts Office, invites proposals from artists across Ireland who are interested in working as part of CÚRAM’s public engagement programme. CÚRAM is the Science Foundation Ireland Centre for Research in Medical Devices, located in the National University of Ireland, Galway. Established in 2015, CÚRAM’s aim is to improve the quality of life for patients suffering from chronic illness. Read More


Per Cent for Art Commission: New Emergency Department Fit Out Project at University Hospital Limerick

Date posted: 12 May 2017

Under the Per Cent for Art Scheme, UL Hospitals and HSE Estates wish to invite submissions and commission original artwork pieces with the primary aim of enhancing the care environment of persons and also the general environment for the staff that care for them and indeed the general built environment for all visitors and users of the new Emergency Department at University Hospital Limerick. Deadline for applications is Wednesday 21 June at 4pm. Read More

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