Artists working in healthcare settings are invited to an open network event at West Cork Arts Centre on Wednesday 19 November from 11:30am – 1:00pm at West Cork Arts Centre, North Street, Skibereen. Artists from the Arts for Health team will host an informal meeting to discuss issues in relation to working in a healthcare setting and share current work practices. 

The key topics for discussion this year is exploring when and where to work with directive themes and studio practice and its influence on participatory work.
If you would like to share documentation from your work there will be a table available for books and brochures and each artists with be given the opportunity to briefly introduce their practice at the outset of the discussion.

The event of free of charge. Please book with Justine on 02822090 or

Arts for Health is a partnership programme based in West Cork implementing a managed arts programme for older people in healthcare settings. It takes place in five Community Hospitals, five Day Care Centres and Bantry General Hospital Care of the Elderly Unit. The partners are West Cork Arts Centre, Cork County Council, Cork Education & Training Board and the HSE. The HSE is represented through the Cork Arts + Health Programme, the Health Promotion Department, the Nursing Directors of Community Hospitals and the Day Care Centres, West Cork.


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