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Archive for March 2019


Call for care settings: Age & Opportunity artist residencies 2019

Date posted: 16 March 2019

Image shown: Age & Opportunity - Artist Residency in a Care Setting.

Age & Opportunity/ Bealtaine is expanding their Artist(s) in Residence in a Care Setting, with six residencies to take place across the country during 2019. Age & Opportunity invites care settings (day care, residential and hospice care settings) to apply for this exciting opportunity, with submissions due by 28 June 2019. This will be followed by a call out for artists in July. Read More


Age of Arts symposium at Science Gallery Dublin

Date posted: 9 March 2019

Age of Arts is an afternoon of discussion about how creativity, science and the brain can work together through an arts and social spectrum as we age. Taking place at Science Gallery Dublin on 18 April 2019, artists and scientists will give informative talks and participate in an open discussion with the audience. This will be followed by an interactive music workshop to spark your creativity. Read More


Call for artist submissions: Creative Enquiry: Artist Residency and Older People Engagement Project

Date posted: 9 March 2019

Creative Enquiry – Arts and Older People is an investigative collaborative venture that creatively explores fresh approaches to arts engagement with older people and advances best practice models. The focus of the Creative Enquiry is three artist-residency and older-people-engagement projects, hosted by three distinct arts organisations: the city-based multi-disciplinary Cork Midsummer Festival; MusicAlive, a county-wide arts and mental health organisation; and Sirius Arts Centre, an arts venue located in the heritage town of Cobh. Read More


Helium Arts launch Creative Health Hubs in Limerick and Cork

Date posted: 2 March 2019

Image shown: Helium Arts' Creative Health Hubs with artist Siobhan Clancy (Cork) and Paul Bokslag (Limerick).

Helium Arts, the national children’s arts and health organisation, have developed a Creative Health Hub model which uses an “arts on referral” approach to connect their hospital-based work with their community-based activities. In January 2019, Creative Health Hubs were launched in Cork  University Hospital led by artist Siobhán Clancy and in University Hospital Limerick led by artist Paul Bokslag.  Read More


Call for tenders: Visual Arts Curator for Bealtaine 2020

Date posted: 2 March 2019

Age & Opportunity wishes to recruit a curator who will work with the artistic director of Bealtaine Festival to develop, manage and promote the visual arts programme of the 25th Bealtaine Festival in 2020.  Read More

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