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Archive for June 2017


Joanna Hopkins awarded the inaugural Bealtaine Artist’s Residency in a care setting

Date posted: 23 June 2017

Image shown: Visual artist Joanna Hopkins

The Bealtaine Festival, celebrating creativity as we age, has awarded visual artist Joanna Hopkins the inaugural Bealtaine Artist’s Residency in a care setting. Bealtaine, working with Azure, Creative Exchanges and in association with the Waterford Healing Arts Trust (WHAT), have developed this artist’s residency within a care setting that specialises in caring for older people with dementia. Read More


Twist of the Wrist at Tallaght Hospital

Date posted: 23 June 2017

Twist of the Wrist, an exhibition of artworks created by artists, crafters and makers who all share a love of textiles, will be on display at Tallaght Hospital until September 2017.  Read More


International Arts & Dementia Conference at Butler Gallery, Kilkenny

Date posted: 22 June 2017

Butler Gallery in Kilkenny is hosting an international conference,  Arts & Dementia: A European Perspective, on 4 July 2017. The conference will explore the following questions: What role can artists, museums and galleries play in a dementia-friendly society? What is the value of arts programming for people living with dementia and their families and carers? How can innovative, creative thinkers make a positive impact on the lives of people living with dementia? Read More


Live Streaming – Culture, Health and Wellbeing International Conference 19-21 June 2017

Date posted: 18 June 2017

The Culture, Health & Wellbeing International Conference is taking place in Bristol from 19 – 21 June 2017. If you are unable to attend the conference, you will be able to watch it live from 10am on Monday 19 June at the conference website: www.culturehealthwellbeing.org.uk. Read More


Radiophone … Dial a tune!

Date posted: 14 June 2017

Image shown: Radiophone at Uillinn: West Cork Arts Centre

Radiophone is an interactive installation where visitors are invited to pick up an old-style telephone… dial a number, and listen to tracks created and recorded by older people in residential care settings working with singer-songwriter Liz Clark and musician and composer Justin Grounds, as part of the Arts for Health Partnership Programme, West Cork. Radiophone was installed as part of the Bealtaine Exhibition 2017 in Uillinn: West Cork Arts Centre and will tour West Cork Community Hospitals in the autumn.  Read More

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