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Chronic Chats: participant call out

Date posted: 7 March 2021

Image shown: Artist Áine O'Hara

Chronic Chats is an online creative group for chronically ill people in Mayo led by chronically ill artist and designer Áine O’Hara. The group will meet weekly for six weeks in March and April 2021 to chat and create. The project is part of Navigating a Future, a Mayo County Council Public Art Commission. Read More


Invitation to tender: Creative Enquiry 2021- Project Management Services

Date posted: 7 March 2021

Image shown: Cultural Lore, Marie Brett artist residency; Creative Enquiry - Arts and Older People. Photo credit: Venividi.

Creative Enquiry Arts and Older People was an investigative collaborative venture that creatively explored fresh approaches to arts engagement with older people and advanced best practice models. The Arts Office of Cork City Council is now seeking project management services for the Creative Enquiry – Continuation Phase. Read More


National Centre for Creative Health launching in the UK

Date posted: 3 March 2021

The National Centre for Creative Health launches in the UK on 9 March 2021. NCCH has been formed in response to the Creative Health report, the result of a two-year inquiry led by the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Arts, Health and Wellbeing. Read More

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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

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

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