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Are you a young teen with CF interested in making art?

Date posted: 28 February 2019

Image shown: Helium Arts' Fireflies Project, 2018

Young teenagers with Cystic Fibrosis are invited to take part in a new online art programme led by Helium Arts in partnership with Cystic Fibrosis Ireland, Waterford Healing Arts Trust and the Irish Museum of Modern Art. 

Over six online sessions in spring 2019, you will connect creatively with other teenagers living with Cystic Fibrosis, explore artworks from the Irish Museum of Modern Art and have the opportunity to share your work and ideas with a wider audience. The programme is led by artist Rachel Tynan.

Programme kicks off Saturday 23 March 2019, 11am – 12pm

  • For young people aged 13-16
  • Programme is free
  • No art experience necessary
  • Running March – May
  • The programme will run Wednesday afternoons or Saturdays following the initial session, depending on participant preference

To REGISTER for the programme contact:
Samantha Byrne in CFI: sbyrne@cfireland.ie or 01 4962433
Places are limited so please book early to avoid disappointment.

Helium Arts is the national children’s arts and health organisation, supporting the social and emotional needs of children facing long-term medical conditions through arts-based creative projects in hospital, community and public settings. www.helium.ie

Rachel Tynan has been an artist in residence with Helium Arts since 2012, collaborating with teenagers at Temple Street Children’s University Hospital in Dublin on the Cloudlands and Fireflies Projects and with teenagers in the community on Helium’s community arts programme. www.racheltynan.ie

This online art programme is produced by Helium Arts in partnership with Cystic Fibrosis Ireland, the Irish Museum of Modern Art and Waterford Healing Arts Trust. The programme is supported by The Arts Council, The Ireland Funds, Dublin City Council and The Health Services Credit Union.

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