Creative Arts and Dementia: Developing Best Practice is a new UK conference developed in collaboration with the Journal of Dementia Care, the Creative Dementia Arts Network (CDAN) and the National Activity Providers Association (NAPA). The conference will take place on 24 September 2019 at the mac in Birmingham.
Art is the Place we Meet is a group exhibition by the residents’ Art Group in Leopardstown Park Hospital, Dublin. The provision of this service for residents stems from the strong belief in the power of art to connect people, to enable communication, to alleviate suffering and lessen the burden that illness brings. The exhibition is running at Signal Arts Centre in Bray from 8-21 July 2019. Read More
The Arts Council Arts Participation Project Award supports initiatives in the field of Arts Participation for projects commencing on or after 1 January 2020. The purpose of the award is to support proposals from professional artists or arts organisations who wish to collaborate artistically with non-arts professionals (individuals or groups). Read More
The Irish Museums Association’s annual Education + Outreach Forum will take place on Friday 5 July 2019 at the National Museum of Ireland – Decorative Arts and History, Dublin. The day will include a presentation on ‘Working to Become Dementia Friendly’ by Rachel Toner from Armagh Robinson Library. Read More
Create has announced a new Artist in the Community (AIC) Scheme award for Recent Graduates, introduced in 2019. The AIC Scheme offers grants to enable artists and communities of place and/or interest to work together on projects. Read More