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Archive for June 2018

News

Slí na Sláinte at Connolly Hospital

Date posted: 30 June 2018

Slí na Sláinte is a new art in health project by staff affiliated with Connolly Hospital, Blanchardstown. The project aims to improve the hospital experience for patients, staff and visitors. A new Hospital Wall Gallery has been established and the inaugural exhibition, Slí na Sláinte (Path of Health), was launched on 15 June 2018, with artwork created and curated by Connolly Collective, an art group attached to the hospital.  Read More

News

Aidan Warner receives Innovation Award at Cork Kerry Community Healthcare Staff Recognition Awards

Date posted: 30 June 2018

Image shown: Aidan Warner

Aidan Warner, who was the HSE South representative for arts and health before retiring this year, received an Innovation Non Clinical Award at the recent Cork Kerry Community Healthcare Staff Recognition Awards, recognising his work as Principal Community Worker, South Lee, and his contributions to arts and health practice in Ireland.  Read More

Event

110 Skibbereen Girls

Date posted: 30 June 2018

Image shown: 110 Skibbereen Girls

110 Skibbereen Girls, a year-long project exploring the poignant story of 110 girls from Skibbereen who escaped famine for Australia in 1848, will culminate with the unveiling of a bronze sculpture which will incorporate some Sydney Sandstone donated by the Australian Embassy on 20 July 2018. Artist Toma McCullim began the process with a studio residency at Uillinn, West Cork Arts Centre, followed by a residency on the site of Skibbereen Workhouse, now Skibbereen Community Hospital Campus, collaborating with staff and residents. Read More

Opportunity

Arts Council Arts Participation Bursary Award 2018

Date posted: 29 June 2018

The Arts Council Arts Participation Bursary Award supports professional artists in any artform to develop their art practice. The award provides artists with the time and resources to think, research, reflect and critically engage with their art. The 2018 award is currently open for applications and closes on 12 July 2018.  Read More

Opportunity

Introductory Course to Music in Healthcare Settings by Kids’ Classics

Date posted: 27 June 2018

Image shown: Gráinne Hope. Courtesy of Kids' Classics.

Kids’ Classics is facilitating a five-day introductory workshop for musicians  in County Louth and Meath (guitarists / harpists / accordionists) interested in exploring the idea of bringing music into healthcare and community spaces with a focus on geriatric settings. The course includes practical placements in local settings and will take place from 23-27 July 2018.  Read More

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