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Archive for August 2020


Arts Council Professional Development Award 2020

Date posted: 22 August 2020

The Arts Council’s Professional Development Award 2020 is now open for applications. The purpose of the award is to support practicing artists and arts practitioners to upskill through access to a professional development or training opportunity. Read More


National Gallery of Ireland introduces a dementia inclusive in-home art resource

Date posted: 22 August 2020

Image shown: Participants at a dementia inclusive workshop with artist Ciara Harrison at the National Gallery of Ireland.

The National Gallery of Ireland has been providing free, facilitator-led dementia-inclusive sessions on site at the Gallery and in the community over the last five years. Their new in-home resource enables people with dementia and carers to enjoy art within their own home. Read More


UL Research Project: The role of music in supporting perinatal wellbeing

Date posted: 22 August 2020

A team of researchers from the Irish World Academy of Music and Dance and Department of Nursing & Midwifery at University of Limerick are conducting a research project about the role of music in supporting perinatal wellbeing. They are currently seeking mothers, partners/fathers and perinatal health professionals to take part in an online survey as part of this research.  Read More


Yes, But Do You Care? Marie Brett & Philip Connaughton at IMMA

Date posted: 19 August 2020

Image shown: Yes, But Do You Care ? Philip Connaughton, work-in-progress, August 2020. Photo credit: Marie Brett.

Yes, But Do You Care? is an evocative new art piece by Marie Brett and Philip Connaughton exploring rights to make a bad decision, care-giving and Ireland’s new capacity legislation. The dance work-in-progress will be hosted on 20 and 27 August 2020 as part of IMMA’s invited artists pop-up events in The People’s Pavilion, a dedicated outdoor space.
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Arts & Health Hub: Network for artists and cultural producers

Date posted: 9 August 2020

The Arts & Health Hub is a network for artists and cultural producers interested or working in the field of arts and health. Established by London-based artist Daniel Regan, the Hub has over 400 members. An online community is hosted using Slack, where artists across the UK and globally can join to access the network and resources that are shared. Read More

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