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Time in Our Lives
Time in Our Lives is a series of limited-edition illustrated books designed to engage participants and staff in creative conversation and art making during the early stages of the Covid-19 pandemic.
1 July, 2021
Off the Wall
Off the Wall is a series of artworks by Alan Dunne at Children's Health Ireland (CHI) Connolly. The artworks were inspired by drawings created by some of the children and young people who visited the centre in 2020, along with conversations the artist conducted with CHI Connolly staff.
1 June, 2021
Art and hope in a time of Covid
Gairdín Mhuire is a day care centre for older people located in Dingle. Úna Ní Shé has worked there as a visual artist since 2003. Úna describes her evolving response as an artist to the closure of Gairdín Mhuire to all normal activities in March 2020.
5 May, 2021
Tune In with The Happiness Ensemble
Tune In is a multidisciplinary collaboration between filmmakers Aoise Tutty Jackson and Maggie Ryan with members of the 49 North Street community in Skibbereen and MusicAlive. The project was a response to Covid-19 restrictions with a focus on sound, music and ‘Tuning In’.
2 May, 2021
Founded by musicians and Arts & Health practitioners Sharon Murphy and Sadhbh O’Sullivan, Embrace Music is a social enterprise on a mission to provide far-reaching opportunities for engaging with music.
1 April, 2021
Freedom to Fly | Creative Enquiry – Arts and Older People
Freedom to Fly, hosted by MusicAlive, is an interdisciplinary, participatory project that engages older people in collaboration with Helga Deasy (choreographer and dancer) and Susan McManamon (musician and choir leader).
1 March, 2021
OurVision OurVoice ‘20
A multimedia project devised by artist Rosaleen Heavin in response to Covid-19 restrictions. Delivered online, the project explores experiences of lockdown and isolation with participants from Longford/Westmeath Adult Mental Health Services and Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services.
1 February, 2021
Viriditas is a song cycle by Irish singer and artist Ceara Conway for The Deepest Shade of Green, an Arts and Health programme for Galway 2020 European Capital of Culture. Commissioned by Saolta Arts and Galway 2020, it was created for the staff and patients of the seven hospitals of Saolta University Health Care Group.
5 January, 2021
Created by artist Lucy Turner, Butterfly Haven is a commissioned artwork dedicated to remembering our deceased colleagues in Tallaght University Hospital (TUH).
14 December, 2020
The Museum of Song Postal Project
The Museum of Song is a song collecting project, co-created by artists Tess Leak and Sharon Whooley, that is delivered via the postal service. Part of the Arts for Health Partnership Programme, West Cork, it was adapted in response to the isolation of older residents in community hospitals during the Covid-19 lockdown.
25 November, 2020
Summer Stars online art programme
Teenagers with cystic fibrosis face barriers when it comes to connecting and conversing with each other: due to cross-infection issues, they cannot be in the same physical space. Helium Arts established the Summer Stars online art programme in spring 2019 to support these connections and create a space for the development of creative skills.
21 October, 2020
Waiting for Me
Waiting for Me is a collaborative visual arts and health project exploring the experience of waiting in an active creative space in the Paediatric Outpatients Area of South Tipperary General Hospital (STGH).
19 August, 2020