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Archive for October 2015


Awakening Birds poetry book at Cork University Hospital

Date posted: 24 October 2015

Image shown: Haiku Island Press at Cork University Hospital

In September 2015, Orlagh O’Brien and Tess Leak took their collaboration Haiku Island Press into Cork University Hospital’s Renal Department to begin the research phase of their book-making project funded by Cork City Council and supported by Arts Officer Edelle Nolan. Read More


Create Networking Day for Collaborative Arts 2015

Date posted: 24 October 2015

Create’s annual Networking Day will take place on 30 November 2015 in IMMA. The day will combine presentations, exhibition, panel discussions, and table talks about socially engaged arts practice in both its tactical and strategic manifestations. The day offers opportunities for artists to engage in a rich exchange about practice and varied approaches to collaborative work across artforms.  Read More


Storyboards – celebrating 10 years of Anam Beo

Date posted: 24 October 2015

Image shown: Storyboards at Tullamore Train Station. Photo credit: Rowena Keaveny

Since 2005 Anam Beo, Offaly’s Arts, Health and Wellbeing organisation has been providing a programme of arts to help promote health and wellbeing through creativity in health centres around Offaly. To mark 10 years of their work and with funding through Offaly County Council’s Per Cent for Art scheme, Storyboards has recently been installed in Tullamore Train Station. The launch of the project and exhibition will take place on 12 November 2015 at Tullamore Train Station and Aras an Chontae, Tullamore, Offaly. Read More


Update on the inaugural Arts and Health – Check Up, Check In

Date posted: 24 October 2015

Image shown: Clive Parkinson

Plans are firming up for the first Arts and Health Check Up, Check In, a gathering of arts and health care practitioners and artists who work in healthcare settings, which will take place in The LAB, Foley Street, Dublin on 29 January 2016. Read More


The Little Things: Comics-based exhibiton at University Hospital Waterford

Date posted: 23 October 2015

Image shown: The Little things by Marie-Jeanne Jacob

An exhibition of art based on comics by artist in residence with the Waterford Healing Arts Trust (WHAT) Marie-Jeanne Jacob in collaboration with local young people is set to be unveiled at University Hospital Waterford on 5 November 2015. Read More

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