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Archive for May 2018


Eight artists selected to develop artworks as part of the Children’s Hospital Group Public Art Programme

Date posted: 31 May 2018

Artists (L-R): Martin Healy, Róisín DeBuitléar, Gareth Kennedy, Richard Roberts, Ian Wilson, Rhona Byrne,Mary Grehan Arts in Health Curator, Remco DeFouw, Vera Klute with Youth Advisory Council member Mia Keaveney, from Dublin (front).
Photo credit: Julien Behal Photography.

Eight artists have been selected as part of the Children’s Hospital Group Public Art Programme to develop innovative artworks for the public spaces surrounding the new children’s hospital and the two new paediatric outpatients and urgent care centres at Connolly and Tallaght Hospitals. The artists were chosen following a highly competitive open competition. Read More


European Mental Health Arts Festival: Public Consultation Forum (First Fortnight)

Date posted: 31 May 2018

Image Shown: Public Consultation, European Mental Health Arts Festival.

First Fortnight will be hosting the European Mental Health Arts Festival in Ireland in January 2019. They are seeking to work closely with representatives from the wider European community in Ireland to help build the festival. There will a Public Consultation Forum at Wood Quay Venue in Dublin on 7 June 2018.  Read More


Well Festival: Call for artwork(s) to light up the night at University Hospital Waterford

Date posted: 31 May 2018

Image shown: Well Festival 2017, Flower Lanterns by Tom Meskell. Photo credit: Keith Currams.

Waterford Healing Arts Trust invites proposals from artists to display a visible and engaging temporary artwork or artworks at the back of University Hospital Waterford during Well Festival 2018. The purpose is to create an art spectacle that patients, staff and visitors can enjoy and experience from the wards. Read More


Theatre for Positive Mental Health: New Europe-wide, transnational project

Date posted: 23 May 2018

Image shown: Theatre for Positive Mental Health: Actor Adam Traynor

Ireland’s Smashing Times Theatre and Film Company is the lead partner on Theatre for Positive Mental Health, a new Europe-wide, transnational project using creative processes of theatre and film to promote positive mental health and well-being. Read More


T H R I V E: Exhibition by artist Tory Irvine at University Hospital Galway

Date posted: 23 May 2018

Image shown: Tory Irvine

T H R I V E, a contemporary abstract art exhibition by artist Tory Irvine, will run in the Arts Corridor at University Hospital Galway from 7 June to 1 July 2018. Irvine is an abstract artist interested in emotional health. The exhibition features a series of her vibrant and colourful paintings.   Read More

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