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Save the Date: Gráinne Hope in conversation with Moira Sinclair – Arts, Health and Cultural Leadership

Date posted: 2 March 2021

Image shown: L-R: Moira Sinclair and Gráinne Hope.

The Arts and Health Conversation Series 2021 continues on Wednesday 21 April with Gráinne Hope, founder and Artistic Director of Kids’ Classics, in conversation with Moira Sinclair, Chief Executive of the Paul Hamlyn Foundation and Chair of Clore Leadership. This discussion will explore the theme of cultural leadership including its role within the field of arts and health.  Read More

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Dance and Health: Reflections on Empowerment and Transformation by Helga Deasy

Date posted: 27 February 2021

Image shown: Fuse Arts & Health Programme, MusicAlive. Photo credit: Clare Keogh.

Dance artist and choreographer Helga Deasy was awarded an artsandhealth.ie artist bursary in 2020 to reflect on and interrogate her model for an empowering dance practice, specifically its applicability to her experience of working as a dancer in hospitals and care homes. Helga’s philosophy and participatory approach have now been captured in the short publication ‘Dance and Health: Reflections on Empowerment and Transformation’. Read More

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In Conversation: Tess Leak and Sarah Cairns – New Pathways to Connect

Date posted: 6 January 2021

Image shown: Stories from the Well-Field: Tess Leak, artist, and Sarah Cairns, Activities Co-ordinator

We are delighted to announce a new bi-monthly online conversation series beginning this January. Arts practitioners and healthcare professionals will provide in-depth insights into arts and health projects and discuss hot button topics including the possibilities and challenges of working in a shifting health landscape.  Read More

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Bookings open for Arts + Health Check Up Check In 2020

Date posted: 10 November 2020

Image shown: L-R: Jenny Elliott, Arts Care; Grainne Hope, Kids' Classics; John Conway, Other People's Practices; Grainne Hallahan, Irish Aphasia Theatre.

We are delighted to announce the programme for Arts + Health Check Up Check In 2020, which takes place online from 23 – 26 November. Themed ‘Taking Risks’, this leading national arts and health event is open to healthcare professionals, arts practitioners and anyone interested in learning more about this exciting field. Read More

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Taking Risks: Arts + Health Check Up Check In 2020 is moving online

Date posted: 29 October 2020

Image shown: Check Up Check In 2019. Photo credit: Keith Currams.

Artsandhealth.ie announces that due to Covid-19 Level 5 restrictions, Arts + Health Check Up Check In 2020 is moving online and will take place over three mornings from Monday 23 to Wednesday 25 November.   Read More

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