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Archive for June 2017


The Arts Health Early Career Research Network

Date posted: 30 June 2017

The Arts Health Early Career Research Network has recently been established in the UK to bring together early career researchers working on projects that lie at the intersection of the arts, humanities, health and medicine.  Read More


101 Visions of the Future

Date posted: 29 June 2017

Image shown: 101 Visions of the Future. L-R Some of the participating students from Cork Dental School and Hospital; Mary Clancy, Clinical Instructor in Restorative Dentistry; Edelle Nolan, Arts Co-ordinator

At a time of great political, social and environmental change it seems appropriate to ask the question ‘How do you see the Future?’ Students from Cork University Dental School and Hospital were invited to reply to this question with a two-minute sketch as part of the 101 Visions of the Future art project. Read More


Arts Council Arts Participation Bursary Award 2017

Date posted: 29 June 2017

The purpose of the Arts Council Arts Participation Bursary Award is to support individual professional artists whose practice centres on collaboration with groups of people in any of the following contexts: communities of place and/or interest, health, disability, cultural diversity and older people. Deadline for applications is Thursday 13 July 2017. Read More


Dance, Health and Wellbeing Symposium

Date posted: 23 June 2017

Sensing Movement: A Dance, Health and Wellbeing Symposium by the National Centre for Arts and Health will take place at Rua Red Arts Centre, Tallaght on 28 July 2017. Focusing on crafting connection, building community and sustaining dance and health practice, this symposium is for health practitioners, movers, teachers, students and those searching to connect in new ways through the moving body. Read More


Temple of Treasures: Transforming Temple Street Hospital into a game environment

Date posted: 23 June 2017

Image shown: Fireflies participants take part in Temple of Treasures at Temple Street Hospital. Photo credit: Paul Gallagher.

Young people, their families and staff at Temple Street Children’s University Hospital took part in an interactive game event on 13 June 2017. Temple of Treasures was designed by teen patients with artists Siobhán Clancy and Rachel Tynan and the hospital’s Play Department. The event forms part of the Fireflies project developed by Helium Arts to support teenagers transitioning to adult health services. Read More

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