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Archive for August 2019


Invitation to tender: Project Co-ordinator with Arts Care, Northern Ireland

Date posted: 22 August 2019

Arts Care, Northern Ireland’s leading Arts and Health Charity, invites tenders for a highly motivated and experienced, self-employed Project Co-ordinator to deliver a regional Arts Care/Public Health Agency ‘Here and Now’ Older People’s Arts, Health and Wellbeing project.  Read More


Call for projects: The Persistence of Memory – Dementia and Digital Aid Tools for Decision-Making (Switzerland)

Date posted: 22 August 2019

Since 2003, the Institute for Cultural Studies in the Arts (ICS) at the Zurich University of the Arts (ZHdK) has been running an artists-in-labs programme, facilitating artistic research by way of long-term residencies for artists in scientific laboratories and research institutes. The programme promotes sustainable collaboration between artists and scientists of all disciplines in Switzerland and around the world.
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artsandhealth.ie announces recipient of 2019 documentation bursary

Date posted: 19 August 2019

Image shown: Other People's Practices with (clockwise) artists in residence Emma Finucane, Jonathan Cummins, Glenn Loughran and founder and director John Conway.

The artsandhealth.ie documentation bursary is an annual award which aims to encourage high quality, creative documentation of arts and health practice nationally. The 2019 bursary has been awarded to John Conway, who will work with Dr. Sheelagh Broderick and Conor Foran to create a publication exploring Other People’s Practices (OPP), an artist-in-residence / research programme founded and directed by Conway. Read More


Launch of Saolta Arts

Date posted: 12 August 2019

Image shown: Launch of Saolta Arts by Mrs. Sabina Higgins at University Hospital Galway. Photo: Andrew Downes, xposure.

Saolta Arts, formerly Galway University Hospitals Arts Trust, was officially launched on 6 August 2019 by Mrs Sabina Higgins at University Hospital Galway. The original arts programme was established in Galway University Hospitals (University Hospital Galway and Merlin Park University Hospital) in 2003 to provide arts events and activities for the hospital community. Saolta Arts is the new name for the arts programme which has been extended to include the other hospitals in the Saolta Group – Roscommon, Portiuncula, Mayo, Sligo and Letterkenny University Hospitals. Read More


Social Value Training Workshops: Arts and Health (Wales)

Date posted: 9 August 2019

Wales Arts Health and Well-being Network is working with the Bangor University Social Value Hub to deliver Social Value training workshops in North and South Wales on 11 September and 2 October 2019. Learn how to measure the costs, benefits and value created by arts and health interventions. Read More

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