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Archive for February 2020

In Conversation

In Conversation: Theresa King, Scientist and Artist

Date posted: 29 February 2020

Image shown: Theresa King, 'Inside Outside'

Theresa King is a Senior Medical Scientist with the Haematology Laboratory in the Pathology Department at Connolly Hospital, Dublin 15. She is a practising visual artist and the founder of the Connolly Collective art group, which supports the enhancement of the hospital environment for patients, staff and visitors.  Read More


Viriditas: Saolta Arts brings intimate vocal performances to patients’ bedsides

Date posted: 27 February 2020

Image shown: Viriditas, Ceara Conway and Anna Mullarkey, presented by Saolta Arts and Galway 2020. Photo credit: Julia Monard.

Saolta Arts and Galway 2020 present Viriditas by Ceara Conway as part of The Deepest Shade of Greenan Arts and Health programme for Galway’s European Capital of Culture 2020. Viriditas is an album composed by acclaimed Irish artist and singer Ceara Conway in response to an extended process of engagement at Galway University Hospitals. Read More


An Engagement with Nature at Connolly Hospital

Date posted: 27 February 2020

An Engagement with Nature is an exhibition by Connolly Collective and invited artists at Connolly Hospital, Dublin 15. Opening on 5 March 2020, the artworks reflect individual interpretations of nature’s transient, spectacular and surprising displays, particularly through variations of light, influencing patterns, textures, colour and form. Read More


Open Call for artists: HSE South East Acute Hospitals Public Art Panel 2020-2021

Date posted: 25 February 2020

Architects' image: New Mortuary Building at University Hospital Waterford by CJ Falconer & Associates Architects

Waterford Healing Arts Trust, on behalf of HSE South East Capital Projects Team, invites applications from experienced artists for a place on the HSE South East Acute Hospitals Public Art Panel 2020-2021, leading to art commissions funded by the Per Cent for Art Scheme. Each commission will enable the artist to engage with the built environment of the healthcare context. Read More


Galway 2020: West of Sumer at University Hospital Galway

Date posted: 24 February 2020

Image shown: Detail from Tom Molloy's Oak (1998), showing as part of West of Sumer at University Hospital Galway, presented by Saolta Arts with Galway 2020. Image courtesy of Tom Molloy / IMMA.

Saolta Arts and Galway 2020 present West of Sumer, the first exhibition of The Deepest Shade of Green, an arts and health programme for Galway’s European Capital of Culture 2020. An exploration of plants known for their associations with modern medicine and traditional herbal remedies, West of Sumer is on display on the Arts Corridor and Foyer of University Hospital Galway until 13 April. Read More

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