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Archive for March 2017


Making the Impossible Possible – Artist Talk with Rachel Tynan at WHAT

Date posted: 16 March 2017

Image shown: Rachel Tynan, Fireflies Project by Helium Arts. Photo credit: Brian Farrell.

Artist Rachel Tynan presents WHAT’s annual talk entitled ‘Making the impossible possible‘ at the WHAT Centre for Arts and Health Centre, University Hospital Waterford, on 6 April. Rachel Tynan has worked with Helium Arts,  the national children’s arts and health organisation, since 2012. As Artist in Residence on both Cloudlands and Fireflies, Rachel has collaborated with teenagers in Temple Street Children’s University Hospital to develop work based on their interests and experiences.  Read More


Creative Ireland – Local Authority Community Engagement Workshops

Date posted: 16 March 2017

Creative Ireland is the Government’s Legacy Programme for Ireland 2016 – a five-year initiative, from 2017 to 2022, which places creativity at the centre of public policy. Open meetings are currently taking place across the country, inviting members of the general public, as well as representatives from all sectors of the local community, to join the discussion about how the Creative Ireland programme will enable creativity for all citizens.  Read More


Call for submissions: Creatively Connected Online Film Festival

Date posted: 15 March 2017

Submissions are currently being sought for the first Creatively Connected Online Film Festival, organised by The Foundation for Art & Healing, U.S. The aim of the festival is to give filmmakers a chance to add their voice to the timely conversation about one of today’s major health issues – the burden of loneliness and isolation. Submissions should explore the challenge of loneliness and isolation and how creative expression could or does reduce that burden for either individuals or groups. The deadline for applications is 1 April 2017. Read More


Arts and Health Research Cluster at University of Limerick

Date posted: 5 March 2017

The newly established Arts and Health research cluster at University of Limerick aims to facilitate collaborative research between arts and health disciplines. The group was formed as a result of individual research interests concerned with the interplay between arts, health and well-being, and wishes to draw on these interests to create a hub for networking and collaboration between academics and practitioners in this field.  Read More


Little Flowers by Austin Hearne at deAppendix

Date posted: 5 March 2017

Image shown: Little Flowers by Austin Hearne

Little Flowers, the current body of work by Austin Hearne, is currently on show at deAppendix, a cultural space co-located with the Amaranta Family Practice in Blackrock, Co.Dublin.   Read More

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