Arts and Health Check Up Check In 2018 took place on 26 April at Crawford Art Gallery in Cork on the theme of ‘building momentum’. The day included a keynote by award-winning theatre director and writer, Professor Anna Furse; candid presentations on challenges faced within arts and health work (and how these have been overcome); case studies of projects where participants are healthcare professionals; and practical workshops exploring methodologies in socially engaged practice. This short video shows some of the highlights.

Check Up Check In 2018 was an initiative of / Waterford Healing Arts Trust and Create, the national development agency for collaborative arts, with local partners Uillinn: West Cork Arts Centre, Crawford Art Gallery, Cork Kerry Community Healthcare Health & Wellbeing and Niche Community Health Project. The event was funded by the Arts Council and the HSE.


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