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Open Tender: Arts Ability Arts Programme 2020-2022

Date posted: 23 October 2019

Image shown: Arts Ability: Airport by Mary Holohan, CWCW. Photograph by Declan Kennedy.

Wexford County Council invites tenders from professional artists in the fields of visual arts and creative writing to deliver the Arts Ability Programme from 2020-2022. Read More


Age & Opportunity announces recipients of the 2019 Artists in Residence in a Care Setting initiative

Date posted: 20 October 2019

Image shown: Age and Opportunity 2019 Artists in Residence at Mercer’s Institute for Successful Ageing. Photo credit: Anthony Edwards, courtesy of St. James's Hospital.

Age & Opportunity has announced the six artists and care settings who will participate in their 2019 Artists in Residence in a Care Setting initiative, bringing the benefits of arts participation to over 250 older people in care settings nationwide.

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Launch of Open Gallery at St Luke’s Hospital, Dublin

Date posted: 20 October 2019

Image shown: Drawing on my Experiences at St Luke's Hospital Dublin

St Luke’s Hospital Art Centre recently launched Open Gallery, a dedicated space to celebrate creativity and to exhibit patients’ and staff art work alongside each other. ‘Drawing on my Experiences’ is the first exhibition as part of the Open Gallery programme and will run until Christmas 2019.  Read More


The Floor is Yours! Networking day for dance artists working with older people

Date posted: 12 October 2019

Image featuring Machushla dance members, courtesy of Dance Ireland

Age & Opportunity and Dance Ireland will host a networking day for dancers working with older people in Ireland followed by a performance showcase on 6 December 2019 at Dance Ireland. Read More


The Trial at Dublin Castle

Date posted: 8 October 2019

Image shown: The Trial, Video Stills by Sixbetween © Sinead McCann & Sixbetween.

The Trial is a visual art installation on healthcare and human rights in the Irish criminal justice system, created by Sinead McCann and made in collaboration with men from the Bridge Project Dublin who have lived prison experiences, with research by UCD historians, Catherine Cox and Fiachra Byrne. The Trial is currently being exhibited at Dublin Castle and the run has now been extended until 3 December 2019.  Read More

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