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Archive for October 2018


Ciúin by Joanne McAndrew at Connolly Hospital, Dublin

Date posted: 28 October 2018

Image shown: Portmarnock estuary © Joanne McAndrew

Joanne McAndrew’s first solo exhibition, Ciúin, opens on 30 October 2018 at Connolly Hospital in Dublin. Having grown up in Blanchardstown and currently living there now with her own family, she has spent many hours in the hospital for various reasons and is delighted to have this opportunity to exhibit and contribute to arts and health in the hospital. Read More


Wingbeats Conference 2018 (UK)

Date posted: 28 October 2018

The third in LIME Music for Health’s highly successful series of Wingbeats Conferences is taking place on 23 November 2018 at the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester. This free conference explores the Music for Health sector and current best practice, opening up a critical dialogue about the impact of music and the role of music in a healthcare setting.  Read More


Illuminate at Cork Film Festival 2018

Date posted: 28 October 2018

Image shown: For the Birds by Richard Miron

Illuminate is Cork Film Festival’s unique series of film and discussion events that uses film to explore different aspects of mental health and wellbeing. Presented in association with Arts+Minds, the HSE Cork Mental Health Service and Irish Rail, these carefully curated events are unique in enabling dialogue about mental health in an open and welcoming space. The 2018 programme at Triskel Christchurch includes a new documentary, a debut feature and a classic film title, offering three very distinct platforms for discussion. Read More


‘Got it?’ A response to health literacy

Date posted: 26 October 2018

Image shown: Lost in Translation, artwork from Anam Beo's Health Literacy Project

What is the best way to clearly communicate necessary information? ‘Got it?’ is a project by Anam Beo about communication, health literacy and expression. Artwork and postcards informed by participants during creative workshops on Anam Beo’s Advocacy for Older Persons’ Project will be exhibited from 30 October to 2 November 2018 at Áras an Chontae in Tullamore.  Read More


Call for Artists: Become a Creative Associate with Helium Arts

Date posted: 22 October 2018

Image shown: Cloudlands Project by Helium Arts at Temple Street Children's University Hospital.

Helium Arts invites applications from multidisciplinary artists with a participatory arts practice and experience working with children and young people to apply for the role of ‘Creative Associate’ for Helium Arts’ Creative Health Hub initiative, to begin in January 2019.  Read More

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