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Arts + Health Co-ordinators Ireland

Arts + Health Co-ordinators Ireland (AHCI) is an all-Ireland support network of professionals who are responsible for managing arts and health initiatives.

Mission / Aims

Formed in 2003, text to replace with AHCI aims to build capacity and maximise resources for its membership, who work in the sector throughout Ireland, North and South.

Areas of activities

The network members co-ordinate a range of arts and health activity, including environmental enhancement, visual art, sculpture, performance etc., participatory and collaborative arts practice, professional development for artists and staff, artist residencies, health promotion and arts and health research.

In 2011, AHCI worked collaboratively to bring together artists working in healthcare contexts in a series of peer learning iniatiatives, in four regional centre – Tullamore, Ballyjamesduff, Limerick and Galway. This project was called Dialogue Arts + Health and it culminated in a day long national event in Rua Red, Tallaght on 6 December 2011.

Artform(s)

All artforms

Contact

Helene Hugel
AHCI Chairperson

Address

C/O Helium Arts
Keoltown
Mullingar
Co. Westmeath

Telephone

044 9396960
087 7809887

Email

helene@helium.ie 

Web Address

artsandhealthcoordinatorsireland.wordpress.com


Dublin North East


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