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Archive for April 2021


Surviving or Thriving? Podcast series and resources for the arts sector

Date posted: 30 April 2021

Waterford Healing Arts Trust in partnership with the Arts Council hosted an online series of panel discussions and workshops in March and April 2021 exploring the personal and professional impact of Covid-19 on the arts sector. Surviving or Thriving? aims to strengthen resilience, restore confidence and promote connectedness amongst artists and arts workers.  Read More


Murmurations: A Song Cycle 

Date posted: 24 April 2021

Image shown: Murmurations: A Song Cycle.

Murmurations is a three-part song cycle created by Sharon Murphy and Sadhbh O’Sullivan of Embrace Music. The songs reflect and draw upon the breadth and depth of loss experienced by older people and those living in residential care, known to the artists through their work as music and health practitioners.
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Arts Council Collection in Healthcare Settings

Arts Council Collection at St Vincent’s University Hospital

Date posted: 24 April 2021

Image shown: Farrell, Micheal, Untitled 28/42 (Birds), 1987. Etching, 50 x 67cm. Collection of the Arts Council / An Chomhairle Ealaíon.

How does art change the hospital environment? What role can art play during this time of Covid? Staff from St Vincent’s University Hospital explore their favourite artworks on loan from the Arts Council of Ireland Collection and how ‘art bridges the gap between functionality and emotions’.   Read More

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artsandhealth.ie artist bursary 2021: reflecting on participatory arts and health practice

Date posted: 22 April 2021

The artsandhealth.ie artist bursary 2021 is now open for applications. This bursary is being offered to artists working in participatory arts and health contexts to reflect on their practice. Read More


A Bird at My Window and Other Stories

Date posted: 20 April 2021

Image shown: A bird at my window and other stories by Sarah Fuller and Manuela Corbari, part of Saolta Arts' The Deepest Shade of Green arts and health programme for Galway 2020 European Capital of Culture. Photo Credit: Tom Flanagan.

This April, Saolta Arts and Galway 2020 European Capital of Culture, in partnership with Saolta University Health Care Group, launched the third and final phase of A bird at my window and other stories by Sarah Fuller and Manuela Corbari. This project forms part of The Deepest Shade of Green arts and health programme.  Read More

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