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In Bloom: Dorothee Kölle at Atrium Gallery, Nazareth Home, Sligo

Date posted: 10 June 2019

Image shown: In Bloom by Dorothee Kolle

In Bloom, a solo exhibition by artist Dorothee Kölle, opens at Nazareth House Nursing Home in Sligo on 12 June 2019. The exhibition is supported and funded by Sligo County Council Arts Service as part of their Arts in Health Programme and is taking place during the Lily Lolly Craft Festival. Read More


Seven Summer Stars: A showcase of artwork by young people with Cystic Fibrosis

Date posted: 22 May 2019

Image shown: Seven Summer Stars

Seven Summer Stars are a group of young teenagers with cystic fibrosis who have been making art and connecting creatively since March 2019 as part of Helium Arts’ pilot online art programme. The programme is led by artist Rachel Tynan with the support of An Cosán Virtual Community College. Waterford Healing Arts Trust will host a showcase of artwork from the project on Wednesday 29 May at 6pm.  Read More


Can You See What I See? at DLR LexIcon

Date posted: 15 May 2019

Image shown: 'Can You See What I See?' by Caroline Hyland

‘Can You See What I See?’ is a series of hand painted illustrations by artist Caroline Hyland strongly informed by listening to people with dementia, and to those who support them, their families, friends and the medical professionals. The exhibition is coming to DLR LexIcon, Dún Laoghaire from 16 May to 16 June 2019. Artist tours will take place during the Living Well with Dementia information evening on Monday 27 May at 6.30pm.  Read More


Artist Deirdre Dunne selected to make University Hospital Waterford “A Better Place”

Date posted: 15 May 2019

Image shown: A Better Place: African Elephant by Deirdre Dunne.

Artist Deirdre Dunne has been selected via a public vote to be this year’s A Better Place artist at University Hospital Waterford (UHW). Deirdre’s solo exhibition at UHW opens on 28 June 2019 and continues throughout the summer, with the aim of making the hospital a better place for all. The A Better Place exhibition is an annual exhibition, open to all artists, and managed by Waterford Healing Arts Trust (WHAT).   Read More


Burning Bright at Galway Arts Centre

Date posted: 14 May 2019

Image shown: Burning Bright. Image by Aoife Frehan.

Burning Bright is Galway Arts Centre’s programme for older people. A showcase of artwork from the programme is taking place as part of Bealtaine Festival, celebrating creativity as we age, from 13-22 May 2019. Established 14 years ago and facilitated by professional artists working in nursing units, day centres and hospitals across Galway City, this visual arts project encourages participants to celebrate and engage in their own creativity. Read More

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