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Open Call: Exhibition proposals for A Better Place at University Hospital Waterford

Date posted: 9 February 2019

Image shown: A Better Place - Sensational by Sinead Hehir. The artist was selected by public vote to make University Hospital Waterford ‘A Better Place’ in 2018. Image courtesy of the artist.

Waterford Healing Arts Trust (WHAT) invites artists based in Ireland to submit proposals for A Better Place, an exhibition taking place at University Hospital Waterford later in 2019. This annual exhibition, curated by WHAT, aims to use original artworks to make UHW a better place for all: patients, visitors and staff. The closing date to submit proposals is Tuesday 12 March at 5pm.  Read More


Open Call for Musicians: Arts for Health Partnership Programme, West Cork

Date posted: 7 February 2019

West Cork Arts Centre is seeking a composer/musician to join a team of artists (visual, music, film, poetry) in the delivery of an arts programme for older people that takes place in 11 healthcare settings across West Cork. Read More


Waterford Healing Arts Trust: Open call for musicians for Healing Sounds on the Wards programme

Date posted: 5 February 2019

Image shown: WHAT Open Call for Musicians

Waterford Healing Arts Trust (WHAT) is seeking musicians to join the organisation’s Healing Sounds on the Wards programme, a live music performance programme for and with patients of University Hospital Waterford. The successful applicants will be trained and mentored to bring live music to the bedside of patients by musicians Liam Merriman and Eoin O Meachair. The deadline for submission of applications is Monday 18 February 2019.  Read More


Arts Council’s Artist in the Community Scheme – Deadlines 2019

Date posted: 20 January 2019

Image shown: Personal Effects, Jennie Moran, 2009, the Stroke Unit of Galway’s Merlin Park University Hospital. It was managed by the Galway University Hospitals Arts Trust and funded by The Arts Council’s Artist in the Community Scheme managed by Create.

Twice yearly, the Arts Council offers grants to enable artists and communities of place and/or interest to work together on projects. The Scheme is managed by Create, the national development agency for the collaborative arts. The 2019 deadlines are 25 March (Round 1) and 29 July (Round 2). Read More


Poems for Patience competition 2019

Date posted: 12 January 2019

Image shown: 2018 poems for patience launch

Galway University Hospitals Arts Trust is seeking entries for its annual poetry competition. The winning poem will be published and displayed on the Arts Corridor of University Hospital Galway as part of Poems For Patience 2019 and the winner will be invited to read the poem at the launch during Cúirt International Festival of Literature.  Read More

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