“I have to say this has been the most wonderful experience and it has brought out our hidden talents. Something very special comes from classes like this.” Participant 2011

 The Creative Well (Kildare) offers  friendly, daytime workshops in your locality where you can try creative arts activities. Learn about the arts, develop skills and connect with others in your community. We welcome adults with all levels of experience including complete beginners!The aim of this programme is to support health and wellbeing through the arts within local communites. Previous participants have remarked on how participation in this programme has added interest to their lives and also helped them to explore their own creativity.

The Creative Well is supported by Kildare County Council Arts Service, HSE Kildare West Wicklow Mental Health Services, HSE Health Promotion, Kildare County Mental Health Association and Kildare County Council Library Service.

How does it work?
The Creative Well is a twelve week programme. Workshops run once a week and are delivered by professional trained artists in a supportive, relaxed and non-pressurised environment.

During workshops you can learn and improve visual art skills while developing your own creativity. This programme will introduce drawing, painting, printmaking, clay work and three dimensional studies.

Participation is free but by application. You must be over 18 years of age and a resident of County Kildare. If you are interested in making an application, you can either:

Download the application form from: http://www.kildare.ie/ArtsService/ArtsandHealth/TheCreativeWell/

Deadline for application is Wednesday the 12 February 2014 at 5pm

For further information contact Carolann Courtney on 083 1709589 or email: carolanncourtney@kwaras.ie


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