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Archive for October 2021


An evaluation of Age & Opportunity’s Care Hubs of Arts Excellence

Date posted: 31 October 2021

Image shown: Age & Opportunity’s Artist in Residence in a Care Setting 2019: Visual artist Andy Parsons' residency in Killybegs Community Hospital, Donegal.

The Care Hubs of Arts Excellence are an initiative of Age & Opportunity’s Arts Programme which focuses on older people’s artistic creativity and creative potential, and supports the meaningful participation and inclusion of older people in cultural and creative life. Read More


Kildare Arts Service First Fortnight Award

Date posted: 31 October 2021

Kildare County Council invites applications from individual artists and/or collectives to the Kildare Arts Service First Fortnight Award for projects that address challenges and provoke conversation around mental health. Selected artists will present their work at an event in the Riverbank Arts Centre on 14 January 2022, as part of the First Fortnight Festival. Read More


Patience: Exhibition by Andy Parsons, Artist in Residence at Sligo University Hospital

Date posted: 28 October 2021

Andy Parsons, hospital drawing and maquette, Patience exhibition at The Model Sligo.

The Model in Sligo presents Patience, an exhibition of new work by artist Andy Parsons. In 2019, Parsons was commissioned to be The Model’s inaugural Artist in Residence at Sligo University Hospital, where he engaged staff, patients and families in creative activities and conversations. Read More


What Next? Arts & Ageing Workshops and Clinics

Date posted: 28 October 2021

Marie Brett, Cultural Lore, Civic Trust House event: Celtic Stickmakers. Photo credit: Jed Niezgoda.

As part of the What Next? Arts and Ageing programme, workshops and clinics are taking place from 9-11 November exploring how to meaningfully engage with older communities through the arts. This workshop series offers an opportunity to discuss and reflect with artists, programmers, curators, and local authority arts officers. The workshops are aimed at staff members at arts organisations, artists and other creative professionals, community workers, healthcare professionals and policymakers. Read More


Helium Arts is seeking to employ a visual artist in Galway City (part-time)

Date posted: 25 October 2021

Helium Arts workshops at Rebel Recordings in Cork with Siobhán Clancy and Eoin Hayes. Photo credit: Marcin Lewandowski / soundofphotography.com

Helium Arts, the national children’s arts and health organisation, is seeking to employ a professional, multi-disciplinary visual artist to join their Creative Health Programme. Candidates must have a strong collaborative and inclusive arts practice working with children and young people.
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