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Call for Submissions: New Publication on Socially Engaged Art Practice in Ireland

Date posted: 20 September 2020

Image shown: Francesca Grilli, The Forgetting of Air, 2016, still from the performance. Image courtesy: Umberto Di Marino, Naples, Italy.

Contested Narratives, Places and Futures, a publication on socially engaged art practice in Ireland, is due to be published in 2022 by Cork University Press. Contributions are sought from artists, filmmakers, photographers, curators, musicians, architects and designers, amongst others.  Read More


How I got to where I am: arts & health online talk – 21 September

Date posted: 20 September 2020

There often seems no set career path into the arts and health sector, with people forging their own ways into multiple roles. This event by the Arts and Health Hub (UK) is an opportunity to hear from a number of professionals working in the arts and health sector about their journey on how they got to where they are today.  Read More


Bringing the arts to healthcare communities on Culture Night 2020

Date posted: 18 September 2020

Image shown: Viriditas, Ceara Conway and Anna Mullarkey, presented by Saolta Arts and Galway 2020. Photo credit: Julia Monard.

In a year of re-envisioning how healthcare communities experience the arts, the tradition of bringing unique events to health service users and staff on Culture Night continues on Friday 18 September 2020. Live-streaming of a song cycle from a hospital chapel, an outdoor music performance in hospital grounds, art packs for patients and a virtual exhibition are just some of the events that healthcare communities and virtual visitors can look forward to this year.  Read More


Irish Doctors Choir and Orchestra support Rotunda Foundation during lockdown

Date posted: 17 September 2020

Image shown: The Irish Doctors Choir perform in the Aula Maxima, UCC, Cork on Sunday 24 November 2019 in aid of the Mercy University Hospital Foundation. Photo credit: Darragh Kane.

To celebrate Culture Night on Friday 18 September, the Rotunda Foundation will share a pre-recorded online performance by the Irish Doctors Choir and Orchestra. The performance will include excerpts of the Foundling Hospital Anthem by Handel, including the Hallelujah Chorus. This virtual event forms part of a fundraiser for the Rotunda Hospital in Dublin and in honour of their 275th anniversary.  Read More


Online lecture: Understanding Ageing, through the Humanities and Arts

Date posted: 13 September 2020

The Ageing Research Centre at the University of Limerick will host an online lecture ‘Understanding Ageing, through the Humanities and Arts’ by Professor Des O’Neill on Monday 14 September 2020.   Read More

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