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Artist Deirdre Dunne selected to make University Hospital Waterford “A Better Place”

Date posted: 15 May 2019

Image shown: A Better Place: African Elephant by Deirdre Dunne.

Artist Deirdre Dunne has been selected via a public vote to be this year’s A Better Place artist at University Hospital Waterford (UHW). Deirdre’s solo exhibition at UHW opens on 28 June 2019 and continues throughout the summer, with the aim of making the hospital a better place for all. The A Better Place exhibition is an annual exhibition, open to all artists, and managed by Waterford Healing Arts Trust (WHAT).   Read More

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Call for applications: artsandhealth.ie documentation bursary 2019

Date posted: 15 May 2019

Are you involved in an arts and health project? Would you like to showcase your work to a larger audience? artsandhealth.ie invites applications for a €4000 bursary to produce a short film, audio documentary or publication about an arts and health project. Read More


Burning Bright at Galway Arts Centre

Date posted: 14 May 2019

Image shown: Burning Bright. Image by Aoife Frehan.

Burning Bright is Galway Arts Centre’s programme for older people. A showcase of artwork from the programme is taking place as part of Bealtaine Festival, celebrating creativity as we age, from 13-22 May 2019. Established 14 years ago and facilitated by professional artists working in nursing units, day centres and hospitals across Galway City, this visual arts project encourages participants to celebrate and engage in their own creativity. Read More


Knocknacarra : Sale Agreed | An exhibition by Hilary Morley at University Hospital Galway

Date posted: 14 May 2019

Image shown: Hilary Morley, Communion Day Digital Collage

Saolta Arts (formerly Galway University Hospitals Arts Trust) presents ‘Knocknacarra : Sale Agreed’, an exhibition by Hilary Morley, on the Arts Corridor of University Hospital Galway from 16 May to 30 June 2019.  Read More


Call for theatre companies: 5×5 at the Abbey Theatre with the Irish Dementia Working Group

Date posted: 6 May 2019

The Irish Dementia Working Group (IDWG) supported by The Alzheimer Society of Ireland (ASI) is seeking a theatre company to support, plan and facilitate the 5×5 initiative at the Abbey Theatre from 10-14 June 2019 inclusive. This series enables five marginalised communities to engage with their national theatre for the first time and to foster new connections between audiences, artists and the Abbey Theatre. Read More

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