Contact

Lucina Russell
Arts Officer

Phone

045 980872

Email

lrussell@kildarecoco.ie

Web address

http://www.kildare.ie/artsservice

Address

Kildare County Council Arts Service
Riverbank
Newbridge
Co Kildare

Artform(s)

Dance, Film, Literature, Multidisciplinary, Music, Theatre, Visual Art

Mission / Aims

Kildare County Council will continue to identify, advocate for, influence and provide support for artists and agencies involved in arts and health practice. Guiding princples for this work are:

– Access and participation;
– Partnership approach;
– Quality artistic practice;
– Training and professional development;
– Documentation and evaluation.

Areas of activities

– Support the development of the arts programme in Naas Hospital;
– Promoting and facilitating access to and participation in arts initiatives for users of mental health services;
– Developing arts provision for older people;
– Supporting arts programmes and training for service users and staff of intellectual disability services;
– Support the work of Kildare’s Arts and Wellbeing Specialist

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