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Cúram: Group Exhibition at Hyde Bridge Gallery, Sligo

Date posted: 8 October 2019

Image shown: Cúram exhibition - Daniel Chester, Cherry Dowling, Amy McGovern, Stephen Rennicks

Four artists based in the environs of County Sligo have artistic encounters within the realm of health care for older people. They are invited to make work responding to that experience… Cúram is a four person exhibition by artists Daniel Chester, Cherry Dowling, Amy McGovern and Stephen Rennicks showing at Hyde Bridge Gallery, Sligo from 9-29 October 2019.  Read More


World Mental Health Day 2019

Date posted: 7 October 2019

Image shown: Move Your Mind, courtesy of Well Festival.

World Mental Health Day falls on 10 October each year. Arts and wellbeing events are taking place across Ireland celebrating positive mental health through music, dance, art and participatory workshops.  Read More


What Can We Do With Our Vulnerability? Mental Health and the Arts Series at The Duncairn Centre, Belfast

Date posted: 7 October 2019

‘What Can We Do with Our Vulnerability? Words to Make Meaning of Life’s Experiences’ features award-winning writer Emilie Pine talking about her bestselling book of personal essays, Notes to Self (Tramp Press, 2018; Penguin, 2019). This event takes place in the Duncairn Centre for Culture and Arts in Belfast on 25 October 2019, co-sponsored by Counselling and Health Communication at Ulster University and the Verbal Arts Centre in Derry~Londonderry. Read More


Activate a conscious place for living

Date posted: 7 October 2019

Image shown: Activate a conscious place for living

Activate a conscious place for living: Places, Engagements, Personal & Community Narratives will be launched on 17 October 2019 at Áras an Chontae in Tullamore. Artist Julie Spollen designed and managed an exploration of inclusion, social health and placemaking for arts and cultural advocacy with a collective of professionals: Dr. Owen Douglas, Urban and Rural Designer, School of Architecture UCD; Catherine Donnelly, Dance Artist; Laura Angell, Visual Artist. Read More


Stories from the Well-Field at The Glucksman: CPD opportunity for artists working in care settings

Date posted: 2 October 2019

Image shown: Maureen, Tess and puppets. Image credit: Kevin O’Farrell.

A CPD session for artists interested in facilitating cross-artform participatory projects in care settings for older people is taking place at The Glucksman in Cork on 8 October 2019. Read More

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