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Archive for January 2019


Stories from the Well-field: A project-sharing including puppetry, poetry and live music

Date posted: 16 January 2019

Image shown: Stories from the Well-Field: Sean, puppets and Tess. Photo credit: Kevin O'Farrell, 2018

Stories from the Well-Field is an interactive performance created by a group of Arts for Health participants in St. Joseph’s Ward, Bantry General Hospital in collaboration with artist Tess Leak, puppeteer Eoin Lynch and composers Justin Grounds and Darragh Kearns-Hayes. The artist-collective and St. Joseph’s activities co-ordinator Sarah Cairns will share the new work at Uilinn: West Cork Arts Centre on 19 January 2019.

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Arts and health research cluster at UL: spring 2019 events

Date posted: 12 January 2019

The arts and health research cluster at University of Limerick is hosting a number of events in spring 2019 including the Humanities & Medicine Seminar Series, the UL GEMS Medicine and the Humanities Exhibition and seminars on Music in Healthcare and Singing and the Body. Read More


Poems for Patience competition 2019

Date posted: 12 January 2019

Image shown: 2018 poems for patience launch

Galway University Hospitals Arts Trust is seeking entries for its annual poetry competition. The winning poem will be published and displayed on the Arts Corridor of University Hospital Galway as part of Poems For Patience 2019 and the winner will be invited to read the poem at the launch during Cúirt International Festival of Literature.  Read More


Home Sweet Home: Concert and Screening Event

Date posted: 7 January 2019

Image shown: film still, Home Sweet Home by Helium Arts and CanTeen Ireland

Nothing’s the same yet it is… A series of catastrophic climate events leaves the world in turmoil. How do you start over and adjust to a new idea of happiness? Home Sweet Home is the latest collaboration between Helium Arts and CanTeen Ireland, the national young people’s cancer support group. A free lunchtime concert and screening event, Home Sweet Home will take place on Saturday 2 February 2019 at The Sugar Club in Dublin. Read More


Arts in Medicine Summer Intensive at University of Florida

Date posted: 4 January 2019

Image shown: Arts in Medicine Summer Intensive © University of Florida Centre for Arts in Medicine

The Arts in Medicine Intensive at the University of Florida Centre for Arts in Medicine is taking place from 6-17 May 2019. This Summer Intensive is a comprehensive training programme for artists, health professionals, administrators, students, educators, and others who wish to explore the roles of the arts in healthcare and community health contexts.  Read More

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