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Archive for August 2013


Call for papers: music and singing across the lifespan

Date posted: 23 August 2013

Arts & Health: An International Journal for Research, Policy and Practice has announced a call for papers for a special issue of the journal on Music and Singing Across the Lifespan. The Journal is seeking to publish studies that address different age groups including children, young people, working age adults and older adults. Read More


The Magician and the Swallow’s Tale

Date posted: 23 August 2013

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In 2012 the Arts Council awarded Galway University Hospitals Arts Trust an Arts Participation Project Award to work with visual artist Marielle MacLeman in Unit 7, Merlin Park University Hospital.  The project resulted in an exhibition entitled A Swallow’s Tale in a Thousand Skies and the book The Magician and the Swallow’s Tale – a collection of pictures, words and messin’ from the patients and staff of Unit 7. Containing works in progress and labours of love, the exhibition and book follow the project as it roots itself in the grounds enclosed by Merlin Park Woods. Read More


Body Conscious III by Vera Klute at Waterford Regional Hospital

Date posted: 23 August 2013

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Waterford Healing Arts Trust  is delighted to present the third and final exhibition in the Body Conscious series featuring the artworks of Vera Klute. The exhibition will be on display on the Outpatient’s Corridor at Waterford Regional Hospital from 24 October to 28 November 2013.  Read More


Facilitation Skills for Artists Working with Groups

Date posted: 23 August 2013

Create, Visual Artists Ireland and 126 Galway are providing day long training this October in Facilitation Skills for Artists Working with Groups led by artist Marie Brett. This session will explore the theory and practice of facilitation skills, which can be applied to both group and individual activities and collaborations in social and community contexts. Read More


Invitation to Tender for Public Art Work under the Per Cent for Art Scheme

Date posted: 23 August 2013

The Acute Psychiatric Unit at University Hospital Limerick, Dooradoyle, in Limerick has a large re-development building project underway. As part of its completion the HSE is inviting Artists to tender for the provision of some original art works for public display (such as local landscape, photography, etc ) all under the terms of the Per Cent for Art Scheme. Read More

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