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Archive for August 2019


Launch of Saolta Arts

Date posted: 12 August 2019

Image shown: Launch of Saolta Arts by Mrs. Sabina Higgins at University Hospital Galway. Photo: Andrew Downes, xposure.

Saolta Arts, formerly Galway University Hospitals Arts Trust, was officially launched on 6 August 2019 by Mrs Sabina Higgins at University Hospital Galway. Offset, an intergenerational printmaking exhibition, was also launched at the hospital on the day.  Read More


Social Value Training Workshops: Arts and Health (Wales)

Date posted: 9 August 2019

Wales Arts Health and Well-being Network is working with the Bangor University Social Value Hub to deliver Social Value training workshops in North and South Wales on 11 September and 2 October 2019. Learn how to measure the costs, benefits and value created by arts and health interventions. Read More


Trad@Heart 2019: Music in Healthcare Festival

Date posted: 7 August 2019

Image shown: Trad@Heart

For the second year running, Kids’ Classics will present Trad@Heart in Louth, a complimentary traditional Irish music programme across hospitals and health settings in the community during August 2019. Trad@Heart is taking place in partnership with  Create Louth, the arts service of Louth County Council. An introductory Music in Healthcare workshop for musicians will form part of the festival.  Read More


Introductory Music in Healthcare Workshop: Trad@Heart Festival

Date posted: 7 August 2019

Image shown: Kids' Classics. Photo (c) Dave Keegan.

An Introductory ‘Music in Healthcare Settings’ Workshop led by Kids’ Classics through their Training Notes initiative will take place on 13 August 2019 at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda. This workshop is presented as part of the Trad@Heart Healthcare Festival programme, a partnership with Create Louth, the arts service of Louth County Council and Kids’ Classics in association with Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital.
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Call to Artists and Arts Organisations: A Visual Art Project with Children and Young People attending Children’s Health Ireland (CHI) Hospitals

Date posted: 6 August 2019

Image shown: Model of the new children’s hospital

As part of Children’s Health Ireland’s (CHI) commitment to placing arts, creativity and imagination at the heart of the child’s and young person’s experience of their services, CHI Arts is responsible for developing creative arts programmes for children and young people, their families, staff and visitors which will be rolled out in current CHI sites with a view to shaping the future arts programmes in the new hospital and Outpatient and Urgent Care Centre. Read More

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