Jump to content

Arts & HealthHere to support and inspire the
arts & health sectors through Covid-19

Default font size buttonDefault text size Large font size buttonLarge text size High default buttonHigh contrast layout

Facebook Like button
Twitter button

Arts Council Collection in Healthcare Settings

Arts Council Collection at University Hospital Limerick

Date posted: 27 November 2021

Dr. Pippa Little, UL Hospitals Arts Committee and Arts Officer, Limerick City & County Council, Ben Mulligan, Arts Council Visual Arts: Collection Officer, Eamonn Maxwell, Arts Council Collection Adviser and Larry Murphy, UL Hospitals Arts Committee and Group Building and Maintenance Manager, pictured with artworks on loan from the Arts Council Collection to University Hospital Limerick. Photo credit: Don Moloney.

Patients, staff and visitors at University Hospital Limerick (UHL) have been able to view 16 pieces of visual art from the Arts Council Collection, hanging between the main reception and the Outpatients entrance to the hospital, since they were installed in September 2019. Read More

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

Arts Council Collection in Healthcare Settings

‘Artists Portraits 1987’ by Muiris Moynihan at MISA, St James’s Hospital, Dublin

Date posted: 2 March 2021

Image shown: Moynihan, Muiris, ‘Camille Souter’, 1987. Photograph, 40 x 30 cm. Collection of the Arts Council/An Chomhairle Ealaíon.

We continue our series highlighting artworks on loan from the Arts Council of Ireland Collection to healthcare settings with a journey to Mercer’s Institute for Successful Ageing (MISA) at St James’s Hospital, Dublin. ‘Artists Portraits 1987’ by Muiris Moynihan are among a number of works on loan from the Arts Council Collection at MISA as selected by members of staff. Read More

Arts Council Collection in Healthcare Settings

New Series: Arts Council Collection in Healthcare Settings

Date posted: 3 November 2020

Image shown: Kevin Cosgrove, Workshop with Chocolate Tin, 2013, Oil on linen 50 x 60 cm. Collection of the Arts Council / An Chomhairle Ealaíon © Kevin Cosgrove, IVARO Dublin, 2020.

The Arts Council Art Collection comprises over 1,100 works by Irish artists, which it loans to public spaces including galleries, libraries, schools and hospitals. For more than 30 years there has been a strong history of works from the Collection being on public display in healthcare settings across Ireland. At present there are over 170 works in healthcare locations in Dublin, Kildare, Kilkenny, Limerick, Louth and Waterford.  Read More

You can submit a NEWS item, an EVENT or an OPPORTUNITY here


Design by New Graphic