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Archive for July 2021


Art Connects Mental Health: A Time to Breathe

Date posted: 29 July 2021

Art Connects Mental Health: A Time to Breathe is a two-year European wide transnational partnership project that provides education, training and awareness-raising at national and European levels using creative processes to promote positive mental health and emotional wellbeing with young people. Read More

In Conversation

Video – Public Art in Healthcare: Claire Meaney in conversation with George O’Neill and Conall Cary

Date posted: 29 July 2021

Image shown: Rose Window Artwork 2, created by Conall Cary and Peter McMorris for Waterford Residential Care Centre. Image credit: Conall Cary.

Throughout 2021 we are hosting a public webinar series of curated conversations featuring arts practitioners and healthcare professionals. Our June conversation explored the Per Cent for Art commissioning model used by Waterford Healing Arts Trust (WHAT) and the Capital Projects Team HSE South East. Read More


Artist Opportunity with Waterford Healing Arts Trust

Date posted: 28 July 2021

Image shown: Artist Boyer Phelan delivering an Art Kart session on the Paediatric Ward of University Hospital Waterford. Photo by Hugh O’Brien Moran.

Waterford Healing Arts Trust (WHAT) is seeking to recruit a professional artist to deliver the Art Kart, an inspiring art programme for children and young people, in the Paediatric Ward of University Hospital Waterford (UHW). The Art Kart is delivered twice a week and is an artistic and creative response to the needs and vision of young patients.  Read More

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Other People’s Practices: And More Besides… Publication launch and artists panel talk

Date posted: 25 July 2021

Image shown: Other People's Practices: And More Besides... funded by the artsandhealth.ie documentation award 2019   © John Conway.

Other People’s Practices (OPP) is an artist residency and research project. Phase 1 took place in Usher’s Island, a National Forensic Mental Health Service community centre in Dublin 8, and supported the production of collaborative, socially engaged projects with recovered and recovering service users of the Central Mental Hospital. Read More


Arts for Health Learning Residency in West Cork

Date posted: 21 July 2021

Image shown: Time in Our Lives, Arts for Health West Cork. Illustrated stamps for participant packages. Photo credit: Sarah Ruttle.

Uillinn West Cork Arts Centre in partnership with Cork County Council/Creative Ireland, Cork ETB and HSE Cork Kerry Community Healthcare are inviting expressions of interest from artists who would like to take up a learning residency as part of the Arts for Health Partnership Programme. Read More

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