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Open Call: Exhibition proposals for A Better Place at University Hospital Waterford

Date posted: 9 February 2019

Image shown: A Better Place - Sensational by Sinead Hehir. The artist was selected by public vote to make University Hospital Waterford ‘A Better Place’ in 2018. Image courtesy of the artist.

Waterford Healing Arts Trust (WHAT) invites artists based in Ireland to submit proposals for A Better Place, an exhibition taking place at University Hospital Waterford later in 2019. This annual exhibition, curated by WHAT, aims to use original artworks to make UHW a better place for all: patients, visitors and staff. The closing date to submit proposals is Tuesday 12 March at 5pm.  Read More


Open Call for Musicians: Arts for Health Partnership Programme, West Cork

Date posted: 7 February 2019

West Cork Arts Centre is seeking a composer/musician to join a team of artists (visual, music, film, poetry) in the delivery of an arts programme for older people that takes place in 11 healthcare settings across West Cork. Read More


Waterford Healing Arts Trust: Open call for musicians for Healing Sounds on the Wards programme

Date posted: 5 February 2019

Image shown: WHAT Open Call for Musicians

Waterford Healing Arts Trust (WHAT) is seeking musicians to join the organisation’s Healing Sounds on the Wards programme, a live music performance programme for and with patients of University Hospital Waterford. The successful applicants will be trained and mentored to bring live music to the bedside of patients by musicians Liam Merriman and Eoin O Meachair. The deadline for submission of applications is Monday 18 February 2019.  Read More


Arts4Dementia social prescribing conference (UK)

Date posted: 4 February 2019

Arts4Dementia is hosting the first UK conference on social prescribing for dementia on 16 May 2019 at the Wellcome Collection in London. The conference is aimed at GPs, social prescribers and those working with the arts, heritage, creativity, memory and care services. Read More


SMART Talk on Arts and Health

Date posted: 30 January 2019

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Claire Meaney, Acting Arts Director of Waterford Healing Arts Trust (WHAT), and Emma Eager, Project Co-ordinator of artsandhealth.ie, the national website for arts and health, will talk about arts and health practice in Ireland as part of SMART Talks in The MART Gallery, Dublin on Thursday 7 February 2019.  Read More

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