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Archive for September 2020


Well Festival of Arts & Wellbeing 2020

Date posted: 22 September 2020

Image shown: Well Festival of Arts & Wellbeing 2020.

The annual Well Festival of Arts & Wellbeing in Waterford will be happening in person and online this year, with events for the public and healthcare communities. Taking place from 5-10 October, the festival features an exciting line-up of almost 50 fun, free, inventive and sociable arts events for all ages. Read More


Gráinne Hope announced as Atlantic Fellow for Equity in Brain Health 2020-2021

Date posted: 20 September 2020

Image shown: Grainne Hope © John Quirke Photography.

In September 2020, a new group of emerging interprofessional leaders joined a global movement to protect the world’s population from threats to brain health: the 2020–21 Atlantic Fellows for Equity in Brain Health at the Global Brain Health Institute (GBHI). Read More


Call for Submissions: New Publication on Socially Engaged Art Practice in Ireland

Date posted: 20 September 2020

Image shown: Francesca Grilli, The Forgetting of Air, 2016, still from the performance. Image courtesy: Umberto Di Marino, Naples, Italy.

Contested Narratives, Places and Futures, a publication on socially engaged art practice in Ireland, is due to be published in 2022 by Cork University Press. Contributions are sought from artists, filmmakers, photographers, curators, musicians, architects and designers, amongst others.  Read More


How I got to where I am: arts & health online talk – 21 September

Date posted: 20 September 2020

There often seems no set career path into the arts and health sector, with people forging their own ways into multiple roles. This event by the Arts and Health Hub (UK) is an opportunity to hear from a number of professionals working in the arts and health sector about their journey on how they got to where they are today.  Read More


Bringing the arts to healthcare communities on Culture Night 2020

Date posted: 18 September 2020

Image shown: Viriditas, Ceara Conway and Anna Mullarkey, presented by Saolta Arts and Galway 2020. Photo credit: Julia Monard.

In a year of re-envisioning how healthcare communities experience the arts, the tradition of bringing unique events to health service users and staff on Culture Night continues on Friday 18 September 2020. Live-streaming of a song cycle from a hospital chapel, an outdoor music performance in hospital grounds, art packs for patients and a virtual exhibition are just some of the events that healthcare communities and virtual visitors can look forward to this year.  Read More

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