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Archive for April 2018


Poems for Patience XV at Cúirt International Festival of Literature

Date posted: 16 April 2018

Poems for Patience XV, an exhibition of poems selected and introduced by Michael Coady, will launch at University Hospital Galway on 24 April 2018 hosted by Galway University Hospitals Arts Trust in association with Cúirt International Festival of Literature and supported by Poetry Ireland. Read More


Lifemusic training with Henrietta Street Senior Services

Date posted: 15 April 2018

Image shown: Lifemusic training with Henrietta Street Senior Services.

In 2017, Klawitter Theatre Group in collaboration with Dr. Rod Paton delivered a Lifemusic training course to senior citizens, staff and volunteers of the Henrietta Older Peoples Service based in Dublin 1. The training aimed to involve and empower older people in participatory music workshops
and to enable the participants to sustain and develop their own Lifemusic events after the project had finished. Read More


A Day In The Life: Exhibition by residents of Kinvara Nursing Home at Signal Arts Centre

Date posted: 15 April 2018

Image shown: A Day in the Life at Signal Arts Centre

Signal Arts Centre in Bray is exhibiting ‘A Day in the Life’, works by residents and artists of Kinvara Nursing Home, from 16 to 29 April 2018. Read More


Lysis at Drogheda Arts Festival

Date posted: 15 April 2018

Image shown: Lysis by Upstate Theatre Project. Still credit: Arcade Films.

Lysis by Upstate Theatre Project will premiere at Drogheda Arts Festival from 3-7 May 2018. Directed by Declan Mallon and based on the writings and testimonies of people living with mental health issues, Lysis is a docudrama that traces the experiences of five individuals. Read More


Engaging the Senses: Symposium and workshop exploring multi-sensory, interactive arts for young children with complex needs

Date posted: 13 April 2018

Image shown: Helium Arts' Pop Up Picnic. Photo credit: Brian Cregan.

Helium Arts in partnership with Kildare County Council Arts Service is hosting ‘Engaging the Senses’, a symposium and practical workshop for arts, healthcare and early years professionals interested in exploring multi-sensory, creative play through the arts for very young children with complex needs. Taking place on Wednesday 30 May 2018 at Riverbank Arts Centre, ‘Engaging the Senses’ is informed by outcomes and learning from Helium Arts’ Pop Up Picnic, a multi-sensory performance project created in partnership with the Jack and Jill Children’s Foundation.  Read More

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